The district Jarosław is located in the south-eastern part of Poland, in Podkarpackie province. It lies on the important communication routes – rail and road routes, by the national road No. 4 and the motorway A 4 Germany – Ukraine. The eastern part of the district coincides on the length of seven kilometres with the Ukrainian border. Its area counts 1 029 km2 and is inhabited by over 120 000 people. It is territorially divided into the cities Jarosław and Radymno, urban-rural municipality Pruchnik and eight rural municipalities: Chłopice, Jarosław, Laszki, Pawłosiów, Radymno, Rokietnica, Roźwienica and Wiązownica.
The district Jarosław consists of agricultural and industrial areas with industry concentrated in Jarosław. The predominant branch of industry is food processing, what results from the agricultural character of the district. Other industry is also being developed, among others: construction, wood industry, glass industry, services, trade and tourism.
The district also has a modern border checkpoint Korczowa – Krakowiec, with a freight terminal, as well as a phytosanitary inspection point that enables effective communication between Poland and Ukraine.
The district Jarosław is a perfect place for leisure and active tourism. There is a lot to explore. First of all, the market square of Jarosław with neo-Renaissance town hall – one of the most valuable monuments of Renaissance architecture, there are also numerous examples of medieval merchant and burgher houses, among others house of Queen Marysieńka or one of Rydzikowscy. A museum administered by the district Jarosław is located in one of the most beautiful burgher houses in Poland, the late Renaissance house of the Orsetti family.
In every village you can find traces of the past typical for our region. In Pruchnik is preserved a downtown consisting of wooden constructions. It is recommended to visit the well-preserved manor and park complexes scattered throughout the district, including one in Boratyn, Chłopice, Rokietnica or Pełkinie. They are not only the pride of the landscape, but also present valuable monument of ancient art of gardening from the 18th and 19th centuries. Highly recommended are the monuments of Orthodox art, i.e. temples in Jarosław, Młyny and Chotyniec – orthodox church, which along with other wooden temples in Poland and Ukraine was in 2013 inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. In the district they are well known Marian Sanctuaries – in Jarosław (including Dominican church from the turn of the 16th/17th century), Jodłówka and Tuligłowy, frequently visited by pilgrims and tourists.
The River San and a 70-acre lake in Radymno are the best bets for fans of swimming, water sports and fishing. Another tourist attraction is the village Radawa with a specific unique microclimate and natural and educational path "Łapajówka - Radawa". However, the most valuable asset is the hospitality of the inhabitants of Jarosław.
The district Jarosław stands out from other districts of Subcarpathia in terms of agriculture. Cultivated land amounts to 68.2%, while arable land 51% of the total area of the district. The soils here are certainly one of the best in the province. The soil of quality class I - IV represents 82.8%. This allows the cultivation of all plants. The significant position – 58% takes the cultivation of cereals, sugar beet, oilseed rape, potatoes and fodder plants. The agrarian structure and natural conditions are favourable for horticultural production. Vegetable cultivation area of land counts 815 ha, and the predominant are cabbage, onions and carrots cultivation. The private sector dominates in the agricultural economy. Agricultural activity is conducted by more than 12 000 individual farms, of which 2.8 thousands on the surface of agricultural land of over 5 ha. The average size of an individual farm is 4.16 ha.
The district Jarosław is an agricultural and industrial district with industry concentrated in Jarosław. Intensive development of industry in the region began after World War II. The predominant branch of industry is food processing, what results from the agricultural character of the district. The number of economic entities in the district accounts to 7.8% of all companies registered in the Podkarpackie province, and their wide profile concerning production and service as well as support of business institutions has a positive impact on their financial condition. The private sector is dominant. Strong recovery is recorded in the process of creating small and medium-sized enterprises for which the neighbourhood of Ukraine creates a favourable climate for development.