Brodnica County

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Brodnica County

Powiat brodnicki
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Flag
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Coat of arms
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Location within the voivodeship
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Division into gminas
Coordinates(Brodnica): 53°15′N19°24′E / 53.250°N 19.400°E / 53.250; 19.400 Coordinates: 53°15′N19°24′E / 53.250°N 19.400°E / 53.250; 19.400
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Brodnica
Gminas
Area
  Total1,038.79 km2 (401.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total78,935
  Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
   Urban
33,908
  Rural
45,027
Car plates CBR
Website http://www.brodnica.com.pl

Brodnica County (Polish : powiat brodnicki) 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 Brodnica, which lies 58 km (36 mi) north-east of Toruń and 95 km (59 mi) east of Bydgoszcz. The county also contains the towns of Jabłonowo Pomorskie, lying 23 km (14 mi) north-west of Brodnica, and Górzno, 18 km (11 mi) east of Brodnica.

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The county covers an area of 1,038.79 square kilometres (401.1 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 78,935, out of which the population of Brodnica is 28,788, that of Jabłonowo Pomorskie is 3,754, that of Górzno is 1,366, and the rural population is 45,027.

The county includes part of the protected area known as Brodnica Landscape Park.

Neighbouring counties

Brodnica County is bordered by Nowe Miasto County to the north, Działdowo County and Żuromin County to the east, Rypin County to the south, Golub-Dobrzyń County to the south-west, and Wąbrzeźno County and Grudziądz County to the west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and seven rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Brodnica urban23.228,788 
Gmina Jabłonowo Pomorskie urban-rural134.48,914 Jabłonowo Pomorskie
Gmina Brodnica rural127.08,445 Brodnica *
Gmina Bobrowo rural146.36,299 Bobrowo
Gmina Świedziebnia rural103.85,185 Świedziebnia
Gmina Bartniczka rural83.44,712 Bartniczka
Gmina Zbiczno rural132.94,876 Zbiczno
Gmina Osiek rural75.14,014 Osiek
Gmina Górzno urban-rural119.43,902 Górzno
Gmina Brzozie rural93.73,800 Brzozie
* seat not part of the gmina

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