Mogilno County

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Mogilno County
Powiat mogileński
Coat of arms of Mogilno County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Mogilno): 52°39′N 17°57′E / 52.650°N 17.950°E / 52.650; 17.950Coordinates: 52°39′N 17°57′E / 52.650°N 17.950°E / 52.650; 17.950
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Mogilno
 • Total 675.86 km2 (260.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 46,875
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban 18,413
 • Rural 28,462
Car plates CMG

Mogilno County (Polish: powiat mogileński) 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 Mogilno, which lies 52 km (32 mi) south of Bydgoszcz and 62 km (39 mi) south-west of Toruń. The only other town in the county is Strzelno, lying 16 km (10 mi) east of Mogilno.

The county covers an area of 675.86 square kilometres (261.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 46,875, out of which the population of Mogilno is 12,359, that of Strzelno is 6,054, and the rural population is 28,462.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Mogilno County is bordered by Inowrocław County to the north-east, Konin County and Słupca County to the south, Gniezno County to the west, and Żnin County to the north-west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Mogilno urban-rural 256.1 24,822 Mogilno
Gmina Strzelno urban-rural 185.3 12,308 Strzelno
Gmina Jeziora Wielkie rural 124.0 5,034 Jeziora Wielkie
Gmina Dąbrowa rural 110.5 4,711 Dąbrowa