Grudziądz County

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Grudziądz County
Powiat grudziądzki
Coat of arms of Grudziądz County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Voivodeship on a map of Poland
Voivodeship on a map of Poland
Coordinates (Grudziądz): 53°29′33″N 18°46′34″E / 53.49250°N 18.77611°E / 53.49250; 18.77611Coordinates: 53°29′33″N 18°46′34″E / 53.49250°N 18.77611°E / 53.49250; 18.77611
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Grudziądz
 • Total 728.39 km2 (281.23 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 38,424
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban 5,191
 • Rural 33,233
Car plates CGR

Grudziądz County (Polish: powiat grudziądzki) 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 Grudziądz, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only towns in Grudziądz County are Łasin, which lies 21 km (13 mi) east of Grudziądz, and Radzyń Chełmiński, 16 km (10 mi) south-east of Grudziądz.

The county covers an area of 728.39 square kilometres (281.2 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 38,424, out of which the population of Łasin is 3,276, that of Radzyń Chełmiński is 1,915, and the rural population is 33,233.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Apart from the city of Grudziądz, Grudziądz County is also bordered by Kwidzyn County to the north, Iława County, Nowe Miasto County and Brodnica County to the east, Wąbrzeźno County to the south, and Chełmno County and Świecie County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Łasin lake
Division of Grudziądz County
Gmina Type Area
Gmina Grudziądz rural 166.9 10,359 Grudziądz *
Gmina Łasin urban-rural 136.6 8,288 Łasin
Gmina Gruta rural 123.8 6,539 Gruta
Gmina Radzyń Chełmiński urban-rural 90.7 4,917 Radzyń Chełmiński
Gmina Świecie nad Osą rural 94.7 4,253 Świecie nad Osą
Gmina Rogóźno rural 115.7 4,068 Rogóźno
* seat not part of the gmina