Radziejów County

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Radziejów County
Powiat radziejowski
County
Flag of Radziejów County
Flag
Coat of arms of Radziejów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Radziejów): 52°38′N 18°31′E / 52.633°N 18.517°E / 52.633; 18.517Coordinates: 52°38′N 18°31′E / 52.633°N 18.517°E / 52.633; 18.517
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Radziejów
Gminas
Area
 • Total 607 km2 (234 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 42,289
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban 10,265
 • Rural 32,024
Car plates CRA
Website http://www.radziejow.pl

Radziejów County (Polish: powiat radziejowski) 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 largest town is Radziejów, which lies 45 km (28 mi) south of Toruń and 64 km (40 mi) south-east of Bydgoszcz. The only other town in the county is Piotrków Kujawski, lying 10 km (6 mi) south of Radziejów.

The county covers an area of 607 square kilometres (234.4 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 42,289, out of which the population of Radziejów is 5,756, that of Piotrków Kujawski is 4,509, and the rural population is 32,024.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Radziejów County is bordered by Aleksandrów County to the north, Włocławek County to the east, Koło County and Konin County to the south, and Inowrocław County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Piotrków Kujawski urban-rural 138.6 9,646 Piotrków Kujawski
Gmina Osięciny rural 123.0 8,142 Osięciny
Radziejów urban 5.7 5,756  
Gmina Dobre rural 70.8 5,505 Dobre
Gmina Topólka rural 102.9 5,048 Topólka
Gmina Radziejów rural 92.6 4,402 Radziejów *
Gmina Bytoń rural 73.4 3,790 Bytoń
* seat not part of the gmina

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