|Coordinates (Chojnice): Coordinates:|
|• Total||1,364.25 km2 (526.74 sq mi)|
|• Density||67/km2 (170/sq mi)|
Chojnice County (Polish: powiat chojnicki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern 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 Chojnice, which lies 103 kilometres (64 mi) south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk. The county also contains the towns of Czersk, lying 30 km (19 mi) east of Chojnice, and Brusy, 24 km (15 mi) north-east of Chojnice.
The county covers an area of 1,364.25 square kilometres (526.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 91,585, out of which the population of Chojnice is 39,716, that of Czersk is 9,463, that of Brusy is 4,582, and the rural population is 37,824.
Chojnice County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship
The county is subdivided into five gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and two rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Chojnice||rural||458.3||16,014||Chojnice *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|