In the bend of the middle Bzura river, which gently turns north-eastwards, in the direction of the Masovian Plain and the across the picturesque Łowicko-Błońska Plain to the Vistula river , lies Łowicz, the former seat of Polish Primates and the economic centre of the Łowicz Duchy manors, at present the seat of municipal, county and diocese authorities in the Łódź province. Łowicz and its surroundings are situated on a plain of small difference of levels ranging from about 82 m above sea level in the Bzura river bed to about 90 m above sea level in the town centre. Two climatic zones clash here: marine and continental, what results in a comparatively low level of falls, equal approx. 550 mm throughout a year and the annual average temperature 7-8 C.
Łowicz is the capital of countryside county comprising 9 rural communes: Bielawy, Chąśno, Kiernozia, Kocierzew Południowy,Łowicz, Łyszkowice, Nieborów and Zduny, of the total of 987 sq km. As many as 63,4% out of the total of 86,902 county residents live in the countryside.
Łowicz County is a typical agricultural region, almost 82% of its area is a cultivated land and 65% of this land has good and average soil (class II-IV). Need fulfillment of soil drainage is 76%. According to agricultural valorization of the productive area, Łowicz County has been assessed as the region with the great chance of development of modern agriculture. Thanks to its long, historical traditions, Łowicz County was reestablished on 1st Jan 1999 in accordance with the act from 24th July 1998( introduction of the three-staged, fundamental, territorial division of the State).
Łowicz County is located in the north-eastern part of Łódź Province, covers the area of 987 sq km and its population is 86.000. It is made up of urban commune -Łowicz and other 9 rural communes: Bielawy, Chąśno, Domaniewice, Kiernozia, Kocierzew Południowy,Łowicz, Łyszkowice, Nieborów, Zduny.
Rated among the oldest towns in Poland, Łowicz is the centreof the region - once major property owned by the Archibishops of Gniezno, presently the location of municipal, district and diocesan authorities. Łowicz has very good rail and road connections to major Polish cities and towns in the region. Aside from the rail link to Warsaw, Poznań Łódż and Skierniewice, there are trunk roads to Warsaw (80 km away- Route 2) and Łódź (50 km - Route71), as well as a network of local roads. The town extends over 23,4 sq km.Given that it has 32 000 inhabitants, the rate of population equals 1360 people per 1 sq km