Sępólno County

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Sępólno County
Powiat sępoleński
Flag of Sępólno County
Coat of arms of Sępólno County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Sępólno Krajeńskie): 53°27′0″N 17°31′48″E / 53.45000°N 17.53000°E / 53.45000; 17.53000Coordinates: 53°27′0″N 17°31′48″E / 53.45000°N 17.53000°E / 53.45000; 17.53000
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Sępólno Krajeńskie
 • Total 790.86 km2 (305.35 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 40,880
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban 17,297
 • Rural 23,583
Car plates CSE
Website http://www.powiat-sepolno.pl

Sępólno County (Polish: powiat sępoleński) 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 Sępólno Krajeńskie, which lies 49 km (30 mi) north-west of Bydgoszcz and 86 km (53 mi) north-west of Toruń. The county also contains the towns of Więcbork, lying 11 km (7 mi) south of Sępólno Krajeńskie, and Kamień Krajeński, 10 km (6 mi) north of Sępólno Krajeńskie.

The county covers an area of 790.86 square kilometres (305.4 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 40,880, out of which the population of Sępólno Krajeńskie is 9,258, that of Więcbork is 5,788, that of Kamień Krajeński is 2,251, and the rural population is 23,583.

Neighbouring counties[edit]

Sępólno County is bordered by Człuchów County and Chojnice County to the north, Tuchola County to the north-east, Bydgoszcz County to the south-east, Nakło County to the south, and Piła County and Złotów County to the west.

Administrative division[edit]

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Sępólno Krajeńskie urban-rural 229.2 15,907 Sępólno Krajeńskie
Gmina Więcbork urban-rural 235.7 13,028 Więcbork
Gmina Kamień Krajeński urban-rural 163.2 6,850 Kamień Krajeński
Gmina Sośno rural 162.8 5,095 Sośno