Aleksandrów County

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Aleksandrów County

Powiat aleksandrowski
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Aleksandrów Kujawski): 52°52′N18°42′E / 52.867°N 18.700°E / 52.867; 18.700 Coordinates: 52°52′N18°42′E / 52.867°N 18.700°E / 52.867; 18.700
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Aleksandrów Kujawski
Gminas
Area
  Total475.61 km2 (183.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total55,150
  Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
   Urban
24,590
  Rural
30,560
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Website http://www.aleksandrow.pl/

Aleksandrów County (Polish : powiat aleksandrowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, north-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 Aleksandrów Kujawski, which lies 20 km (12 mi) south of Toruń and 55 km (34 mi) south-east of Bydgoszcz. The county also contains the towns of Ciechocinek, lying 6 km (4 mi) east of Aleksandrów Kujawski, and Nieszawa, 14 km (9 mi) east of Aleksandrów Kujawski.

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The county covers an area of 475.61 square kilometres (183.6 sq mi). As of 2010 its total population is 55,352, out of which the population of Aleksandrów Kujawski is 12,359, that of Ciechocinek is 10,855, that of Nieszawa is 2,012, and the rural population is 29,969.

Neighbouring counties

Aleksandrów County is bordered by Toruń County to the north, Lipno County to the east, Włocławek County to the south-east, Radziejów County to the south and Inowrocław County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into nine gminas (three urban and six rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Aleksandrów Kujawski urban7.212,147 
Gmina Aleksandrów Kujawski rural131.611,891 Aleksandrów Kujawski *
Ciechocinek urban15.310,590 
Gmina Bądkowo rural79.74,275 Bądkowo
Gmina Waganiec rural54.64,573 Waganiec
Gmina Zakrzewo rural76.13,509 Zakrzewo
Gmina Koneck rural68.13,145 Koneck
Gmina Raciążek rural32.93,167 Raciążek
Nieszawa urban9.81,853 
* seat not part of the gmina

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