Geographical location, population of the county
The Ciechanów county is placed in the northern part of Mazovia. It covers the area of 106.300 ha, which is 3.0% of the Mazowieckie voivodeship. It is bordered by five counties: Mława, Przasnysz, Maków, Pułtusk and Płońsk. It consists of city Ciechanów and urban-rural commune Glinojeck and rural communes of: Ciechanów, Gołymin, Grudusk, Ojrzeń, Opinogóra Upper, Regimin and Sońsk.
The area of Ciechanów county is located in a favorable spatial relationship to the national road and rail transport system. Good connections provide:
• Warsaw - Gdańsk E-65 railway line;
• three national roads: National Road 7 (Warsaw-Płońsk-Glinojeck-Mława-Gdańsk), the national road 50 (Ciechanów-Płońsk-Sochaczew-Ostrów Wielkopolski), the national road No. 60 (Kutno-Płock-Ciechanów-Ostrów Wielkopolski);
• provincial roads: 615, 616 and 617.
National and regional routes are complemented by the network of local roads with a total length of 1500 km. Within the area of the county, about 90.7 thousand people live, representing 1.7% of the Mazowieckie voivodeship population. Approx. 46% of the population of the county live in rural areas. The population density is 85 people / km.
In the years 2012-2015 the railway line E65 Warszawa - Gdynia was modernized (together with the infrastructure like railway stations and bus stops) and there were built more than 20 bridges located in the area of the county, also in the chains of county roads.