Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Włocławek): Coordinates:|
|• Total||1,472.34 km2 (568.47 sq mi)|
|• Density||58/km2 (150/sq mi)|
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.
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.
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 Brześć Kujawski||urban-rural||150.4||11,066||Brześć Kujawski|
|Gmina Izbica Kujawska||urban-rural||132.1||8,008||Izbica Kujawska|
|Gmina Lubień Kujawski||urban-rural||150.2||7,514||Lubień Kujawski|
|Gmina Włocławek||rural||219.9||6,322||Włocławek *|
|Gmina Kowal||rural||114.8||4,089||Kowal *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|
- Autostrada A1/E75
- Country Road 1/E75
- Country Road 62
- Country Road 67