Przemyśl County

Coordinates: 49°47′N 22°46′E / 49.783°N 22.767°E / 49.783; 22.767
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Przemyśl County
Powiat przemyski
Flag of Przemyśl County
Coat of arms of Przemyśl County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Przemyśl): 49°47′N 22°46′E / 49.783°N 22.767°E / 49.783; 22.767
Country Poland
Voivodeship Subcarpathian
 • Total1,213.73 km2 (468.62 sq mi)
 • Total74,234
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Car platesRPR

Przemyśl County (Polish: powiat przemyski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Subcarpathian Voivodeship, south-eastern Poland, on the border with Ukraine. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat is the city of Przemyśl, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county).

The county covers an area of 1,213.73 square kilometres (468.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 74,234.[1]

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Apart from the city of Przemyśl, Przemyśl County is also bordered by Bieszczady County to the south, Lesko County to the south-west, Sanok County, Brzozów County and Rzeszów County to the west, and Przeworsk County and Jarosław County to the north. It also borders Ukraine to the east.

Administrative division[edit]

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas. These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Żurawica rural 95.4 12,984 Żurawica
Gmina Przemyśl rural 108.4 10,628 Przemyśl *
Gmina Dubiecko urban-rural 154.3 9,186 Dubiecko
Gmina Orły rural 70.1 8,882 Orły
Gmina Bircza rural 254.5 6,582 Bircza
Gmina Medyka rural 60.7 6,546 Medyka
Gmina Fredropol rural 159.7 5,514 Fredropol
Gmina Krasiczyn rural 127.2 5,188 Krasiczyn
Gmina Krzywcza rural 94.5 4,843 Krzywcza
Gmina Stubno rural 89.1 3,881 Stubno
* seat not part of the gmina

Rural landscape picture[edit]


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". Retrieved 2020-09-14.