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Wysokie Mazowieckie County ( ) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Podlaskie Voivodeshipmarker, north-eastern Polandmarker. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Wysokie Mazowieckiemarker, which lies south-west of the regional capital Białystokmarker. The only other town in the county is Ciechanowiecmarker, lying south of Wysokie Mazowieckie.

The county covers an area of . As of 2006 its total population is 59,719, out of which the population of Wysokie Mazowieckie is 9,257, that of Ciechanowiec is 4,898, and the rural population is 45,564.

Neighbouring counties

Wysokie Mazowieckie County is bordered by Białystok Countymarker and Bielsk Countymarker to the east, Siemiatycze Countymarker and Sokołów Countymarker to the south, and Ostrów Mazowiecka Countymarker and Zambrów Countymarker to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Ciechanowiecmarker urban-rural 201.5 9,454 Ciechanowiecmarker
Wysokie Mazowieckiemarker urban 15.2 9,257  
Gmina Szepietowomarker rural 151.9 7,485 Szepietowomarker
Gmina Czyżew-Osadamarker rural 123.4 6,653 Czyżew-Osadamarker
Gmina Sokołymarker rural 155.6 5,952 Sokołymarker
Gmina Wysokie Mazowieckiemarker rural 166.1 5,263 Wysokie Mazowieckiemarker *
Gmina Klukowomarker rural 123.8 4,681 Klukowomarker
Gmina Nowe Piekutymarker rural 109.4 3,991 Nowe Piekutymarker
Gmina Kobylin-Borzymymarker rural 119.6 3,622 Kobylin-Borzymymarker
Gmina Kulesze Kościelnemarker rural 115.5 3,361 Kulesze Kościelnemarker
* seat not part of the gmina


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