Location within the voivodeship
Voivodeship on a map of Poland
|Coordinates (Chełmno): Coordinates:|
|• Total||527.62 km2 (203.72 sq mi)|
|• Density||97/km2 (250/sq mi)|
Chełmno County (Polish: powiat chełmiński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, north-central Poland. It came into being on 1 January 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998. Its administrative seat and only town is Chełmno, which lies 40 km (25 mi) north of Toruń and 40 km (25 mi) north-east of Bydgoszcz.
The county covers an area of 527.62 square kilometres (203.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 51,425, out of which the population of Chełmno is 20,388 and the rural population is 31,037.
The county is subdivided into seven gminas (one urban and six rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Chełmno||rural||114.1||5,239||Chełmno *|
|Gmina Papowo Biskupie||rural||70.4||4,369||Papowo Biskupie|
|Gmina Kijewo Królewskie||rural||72.2||4,294||Kijewo Królewskie|
|* seat not part of the gmina|