Węgorzewo County


Węgorzewo County

Powiat węgorzewski
Flag
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Węgorzewo):
Country Poland
VoivodeshipWarmian-Masurian
SeatWęgorzewo
Gminas
Area
 • Total693.43 km2 (267.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total23,641
 • Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
 • Urban
11,638
 • Rural
12,003
Car platesNWE
Websitehttp://www.powiatwegorzewski.pl

Węgorzewo County (Polish: powiat węgorzewski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the border with Russia. It was created in 2002 out of the northern part of Giżycko County. Its administrative seat and only town is Węgorzewo, which lies 95 kilometres (59 mi) north-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

The county covers an area of 693.43 square kilometres (267.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 23,641, out of which the population of Węgorzewo is 11,638 and the rural population is 12,003.

Neighbouring counties


Węgorzewo County is bordered by Gołdap County to the east, Giżycko County to the south and Kętrzyn County to the west. It also borders Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast) to the north.

Administrative division


The county is subdivided into three gminas (one urban-rural and two rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Węgorzewo urban-rural 341.1 17,092 Węgorzewo
Gmina Pozezdrze rural 177.3 3,498 Pozezdrze
Gmina Budry rural 175.0 3,051 Budry

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Categories: Węgorzewo County | Land counties of Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship




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