Wąbrzeźno County

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Wąbrzeźno County

Powiat wąbrzeski
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Coat of arms
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Location within the voivodeship
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Division into gminas
Coordinates(Wąbrzeźno): 53°17′N18°57′E / 53.283°N 18.950°E / 53.283; 18.950 Coordinates: 53°17′N18°57′E / 53.283°N 18.950°E / 53.283; 18.950
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Wąbrzeźno
Gminas
Area
  Total501.31 km2 (193.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total34,297 [1]
   Urban
13,570
  Rural
20,727
Car plates CWA
Website http://www.wabrzezno.pl

Wąbrzeźno County (Polish : powiat wąbrzeski) 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 Wąbrzeźno, which lies 36 km (22 mi) north-east of Toruń and 66 km (41 mi) east of Bydgoszcz.

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The county covers an area of 501.31 square kilometres (193.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 34,297, out of which the population of Wąbrzeźno is 13,570 and the rural population is 20,727.

Neighbouring counties

Wąbrzeźno County is bordered by Grudziądz County to the north, Brodnica County to the east, Golub-Dobrzyń County to the south, Toruń County to the south-west, and Chełmno County to the west.

Administrative division

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

GminaTypeArea
(km²)
Population
(2019) [1]
Seat
Wąbrzeźno urban8.513,570 
Gmina Wąbrzeźno rural200.88,569 Wąbrzeźno *
Gmina Płużnica rural119.34,811 Płużnica
Gmina Książki rural86.54,163 Książki
Gmina Dębowa Łąka rural86.13,184 Dębowa Łąka
* seat not part of the gmina

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References

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