Lipno County

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Lipno County

Powiat lipnowski
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Lipno): 52°51′N19°10′E / 52.850°N 19.167°E / 52.850; 19.167 Coordinates: 52°51′N19°10′E / 52.850°N 19.167°E / 52.850; 19.167
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Lipno
Gminas
Area
  Total1,015.6 km2 (392.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total65,869
  Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
   Urban
20,146
  Rural
45,723
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Website http://www.lipnowski.powiat.pl/

Lipno County (Polish : powiat lipnowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, north-central Poland. It was formed on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Lipno, which lies 43 km (27 mi) south-east of Toruń and 84 km (52 mi) east of Bydgoszcz. The county also contains the towns of Skępe, lying 13 km (8 mi) east of Lipno, and Dobrzyń nad Wisłą, 26 km (16 mi) south-east of Lipno.

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The county covers an area of 1,015.6 square kilometres (392.1 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 65,869, out of which the population of Lipno is 14,339, that of Skępe is 3,620, that of Dobrzyń nad Wisłą is 2,129, and the rural population is 45,723.

Neighbouring counties

Lipno County is bordered by Golub-Dobrzyń County to the north, Rypin County to the north-east, Sierpc County to the east, Płock County to the south-east, the city of Włocławek and Włocławek County to the south, and Aleksandrów County and Toruń County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Lipno urban11.014,399 
Gmina Lipno rural209.711,830 Lipno *
Gmina Dobrzyń nad Wisłą urban-rural115.47,638 Dobrzyń nad Wisłą
Gmina Skępe urban-rural179.27,550 Skępe
Gmina Kikół rural98.27,112 Kikół
Gmina Wielgie rural133.86,739 Wielgie
Gmina Tłuchowo rural98.74,655 Tłuchowo
Gmina Bobrowniki rural95.63,082 Bobrowniki
Gmina Chrostkowo rural74.12,864 Chrostkowo
* seat not part of the gmina

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