Włocławek County

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Włocławek County

Powiat włocławski
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Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates(Włocławek): 52°39′N19°3′E / 52.650°N 19.050°E / 52.650; 19.050 Coordinates: 52°39′N19°3′E / 52.650°N 19.050°E / 52.650; 19.050
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Włocławek
Gminas
Area
  Total1,472.34 km2 (568.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total86,131 [1]
   Urban
17,014
  Rural
69,117
Car plates CWL
Website http://www.powiat.wloclawski.pl

Włocławek County (Polish : powiat włocławski) 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 is the city of Włocławek, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The county contains six towns: Brześć Kujawski, which lies 12 km (7 mi) south-west of Włocławek, Kowal, which lies 15 km (9 mi) south-east of Włocławek, Lubraniec, which lies 19 km (12 mi) south-west of Włocławek, Izbica Kujawska, which lies 33 km (21 mi) south-west of Włocławek, Chodecz, which lies 28 km (17 mi) south of Włocławek, and Lubień Kujawski, 29 km (18 mi) south of Włocławek.

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The county covers an area of 1,472.34 square kilometres (568.5 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 86,131, out of which the population of Brześć Kujawski is 4,642, that of Kowal is 3,479, that of Lubraniec is 2,999, that of Izbica Kujawska is 2,609, that of Chodecz is 1,894, that of Lubień Kujawski is 1,391, and the rural population is 69,117.

Neighbouring counties

Apart from the city of Włocławek, Włocławek County is also bordered by Lipno County to the north, Płock County to the east, Gostynin County to the south-east, Kutno County and Koło County to the south, Radziejów County to the west, and Aleksandrów County to the north-west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban, five urban-rural and seven rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

GminaTypeArea
(km2)
Population
(2019) [1]
Seat
Gmina Brześć Kujawski urban-rural150.411,506 Brześć Kujawski
Gmina Fabianki rural76.110,094 Fabianki
Gmina Lubraniec urban-rural148.29,442 Lubraniec
Gmina Choceń rural99.77,939 Choceń
Gmina Izbica Kujawska urban-rural132.17,677 Izbica Kujawska
Gmina Lubień Kujawski urban-rural150.27,373 Lubień Kujawski
Gmina Włocławek rural219.97,262 Włocławek *
Gmina Chodecz urban-rural122.26,026 Chodecz
Gmina Lubanie rural69.34,584 Lubanie
Gmina Kowal rural114.83,922 Kowal *
Kowal urban4.73,479 
Gmina Baruchowo rural107.13,441 Baruchowo
Gmina Boniewo rural77.73,386 Boniewo
* seat not part of the gmina

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References

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