Włocławek County

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Włocławek County
Powiat włocławski
County
Flag of Włocławek County
Flag
Coat of arms of Włocławek County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Włocławek): 52°39′N 19°3′E / 52.650°N 19.050°E / 52.650; 19.050Coordinates: 52°39′N 19°3′E / 52.650°N 19.050°E / 52.650; 19.050
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Włocławek
Gminas
Area
 • Total 1,472.34 km2 (568.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 85,339
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Urban 17,231
 • Rural 68,108
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.

The county covers an area of 1,472.34 square kilometres (568.5 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 85,339, out of which the population of Brześć Kujawski is 4,522, that of Kowal is 3,484, that of Lubraniec is 3,207, that of Izbica Kujawska is 2,783, that of Chodecz is 1,936, that of Lubień Kujawski is 1,299, and the rural population is 68,108.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2006)
Seat
Gmina Brześć Kujawski urban-rural 150.4 11,066 Brześć Kujawski
Gmina Lubraniec urban-rural 148.2 10,003 Lubraniec
Gmina Fabianki rural 76.1 8,719 Fabianki
Gmina Izbica Kujawska urban-rural 132.1 8,008 Izbica Kujawska
Gmina Choceń rural 99.7 7,894 Choceń
Gmina Lubień Kujawski urban-rural 150.2 7,514 Lubień Kujawski
Gmina Chodecz urban-rural 122.2 6,395 Chodecz
Gmina Włocławek rural 219.9 6,322 Włocławek *
Gmina Lubanie rural 69.3 4,651 Lubanie
Gmina Kowal rural 114.8 4,089 Kowal *
Gmina Baruchowo rural 107.1 3,644 Baruchowo
Gmina Boniewo rural 77.7 3,550 Boniewo
Kowal urban 4.7 3,484  
* seat not part of the gmina

Roads[edit]

Highway

  • Autostrada A1/E75

Country Roads

  • Country Road 1/E75
  • Country Road 62
  • Country Road 67

References[edit]