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Maków County

Maków County (Polish: powiat makowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland. 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 Maków Mazowiecki, which lies 73 kilometres (45 mi) north of Warsaw. The only other town in the county is Różan, lying 20 km (12 mi) east of Maków Mazowiecki. The county covers an area of 1,064.56 square kilometres (411.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 46,474, out of which the population of Maków Mazowiecki is 9,880, that of Różan is 2,661, and the rural population is 33,933.