Rypin County

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Rypin County

Powiat rypiński
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Coat of arms
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Rypin): 53°4′N19°27′E / 53.067°N 19.450°E / 53.067; 19.450 Coordinates: 53°4′N19°27′E / 53.067°N 19.450°E / 53.067; 19.450
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Rypin
Gminas
Area
  Total587.08 km2 (226.67 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total43,618 [1]
   Urban
16,227
  Rural
27,391
Car plates CRY
Website https://powiatrypinski.pl/

Rypin County (Polish : powiat rypiński) 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 only town is Rypin, which lies 56 km (35 mi) east of Toruń and 98 km (61 mi) east of Bydgoszcz.

Contents

The county covers an area of 587.08 square kilometres (226.7 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 43,618, out of which the population of Rypin is 16,227 and the rural population is 27,391.

Neighbouring counties

Rypin County is bordered by Brodnica County to the north, Żuromin County to the east, Sierpc County to the south-east, Lipno County to the south-west and Golub-Dobrzyń County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km2)
Population
(2019) [1]
Seat
Rypin urban11.016,227 
Gmina Rypin rural131.97,498 Rypin *
Gmina Skrwilno rural124.45,872 Skrwilno
Gmina Brzuze rural86.35,308 Brzuze
Gmina Rogowo rural139.84,729 Rogowo
Gmina Wąpielsk rural93.83,984 Wąpielsk
* seat not part of the gmina

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References

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