Gdańsk County (Polish: powiat gdański) 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. It includes areas to the east and south of the city of Gdańsk, from which the county takes its name, although the city is not part of its territory. The county seat and only town in Gdańsk County is Pruszcz Gdański, which lies 12 kilometres (7 mi) south of central Gdańsk.
|Coordinates (Pruszcz Gdański): Coordinates:|
|• Total||793.17 km2 (306.24 sq mi)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 793.17 square kilometres (306.2 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 117,452, out of which the population of Pruszcz Gdański is 31,135and the rural population is 86,317.
Gdańsk County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship
Gdańsk County is bordered by the city of Gdańsk to the north, Nowy Dwór Gdański County to the east, Malbork County to the south-east, Tczew County and Starogard County to the south, and Kościerzyna County and Kartuzy County to the west.
The county is subdivided into eight gminas (one urban and seven rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Pruszcz Gdański||rural||142.6||30,782||Pruszcz Gdański *|
|Gmina Trąbki Wielkie||rural||162.6||11,098||Trąbki Wielkie|
|Gmina Cedry Wielkie||rural||124.3||6,947||Cedry Wielkie|
|Gmina Suchy Dąb||rural||85.0||4,215||Suchy Dąb|
|* seat not part of the gmina|
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- GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.