Tczew County

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Tczew County

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Tczew County
Location in Poland
Coordinates(Tczew): 54°6′N18°43′E / 54.100°N 18.717°E / 54.100; 18.717 Coordinates: 54°6′N18°43′E / 54.100°N 18.717°E / 54.100; 18.717
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
Seat Tczew
Gminas
Area
  Total697.54 km2 (269.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total115,738
  Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
   Urban
74,611
  Rural
41,127
Car plates GTC
Website http://www.powiat.tczew.pl

Tczew County (Polish : powiat tczewski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern 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 Tczew, which lies 31 kilometres (19 mi) south of the regional capital Gdańsk. The county also contains the towns of Pelplin, lying 20 km (12 mi) south of Tczew, and Gniew, 31 km (19 mi) south of Tczew. The county is part of the area traditionally inhabited by the Kociewiacy ethnic group.

The county covers an area of 697.54 square kilometres (269.3 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 115,738, out of which the population of Tczew is 60,120, that of Pelplin is 7,784, that of Gniew is 6,707, and the rural population is 41,127. [1]


Tczew County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Tczew County is bordered by Gdańsk County to the north, Malbork County, Sztum County and Kwidzyn County to the east, Świecie County to the south, and Starogard County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Tczew urban22.360,120 
Gmina Pelplin urban-rural140.516,238 Pelplin
Gmina Gniew urban-rural194.815,471 Gniew
Gmina Tczew rural170.614,798 Tczew *
Gmina Subkowy rural78.25,466 Subkowy
Gmina Morzeszczyn rural91.23,645 Morzeszczyn
* seat not part of the gmina

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References

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