Aleksandrów County

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Aleksandrów County

Powiat aleksandrowski
Flag of Aleksandrów County
Coat of arms of Aleksandrów County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Aleksandrów Kujawski): 52°52′N 18°42′E / 52.867°N 18.700°E / 52.867; 18.700Coordinates: 52°52′N 18°42′E / 52.867°N 18.700°E / 52.867; 18.700
Country Poland
SeatAleksandrów Kujawski
 • Total475.61 km2 (183.63 sq mi)
 • Total55,352
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Aleksandrów County (Polish: powiat aleksandrowski) 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 Aleksandrów Kujawski, which lies 20 km (12 mi) south of Toruń and 55 km (34 mi) south-east of Bydgoszcz. The county also contains the towns of Ciechocinek, lying 6 km (4 mi) east of Aleksandrów Kujawski, and Nieszawa, 14 km (9 mi) east of Aleksandrów Kujawski.

The county covers an area of 475.61 square kilometres (183.6 sq mi). As of 2010 its total population is 55,352, out of which the population of Aleksandrów Kujawski is 12,359, that of Ciechocinek is 10,855, that of Nieszawa is 2,012, and the rural population is 29,969.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

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

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Aleksandrów Kujawski urban 7.2 12,359  
Gmina Aleksandrów Kujawski rural 131.6 10,874 Aleksandrów Kujawski *
Ciechocinek urban 15.3 10,855  
Gmina Bądkowo rural 79.7 4,582 Bądkowo
Gmina Waganiec rural 54.6 4,400 Waganiec
Gmina Zakrzewo rural 76.1 3,661 Zakrzewo
Gmina Koneck rural 68.1 3,368 Koneck
Gmina Raciążek rural 32.9 3,084 Raciążek
Nieszawa urban 9.8 2,012  
* seat not part of the gmina