Golub-Dobrzyń County

Golub-Dobrzyń County (Polish: powiat golubsko-dobrzyński) 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 the town of Golub-Dobrzyń, which lies 30 km (19 mi) east of Toruń and 71 km (44 mi) east of Bydgoszcz. The only other town in the county is Kowalewo Pomorskie, lying 13 km (8 mi) north-west of Golub-Dobrzyń.

Golub-Dobrzyń County
Powiat golubsko-dobrzyński
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Flag of Golub-Dobrzyń County
Coat of arms of Golub-Dobrzyń County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Golub-Dobrzyń): 53°6′N 19°3′E / 53.100°N 19.050°E / 53.100; 19.050Coordinates: 53°6′N 19°3′E / 53.100°N 19.050°E / 53.100; 19.050
Country Poland
 • Total612.98 km2 (236.67 sq mi)
 • Total45,059
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 612.98 square kilometres (236.7 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 45,059, out of which the population of Golub-Dobrzyń is 12,563, that of Kowalewo Pomorskie is 4,130, and the rural population is 28,366.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Golub-Dobrzyń County is bordered by Wąbrzeźno County to the north, Brodnica County to the north-east, Rypin County to the east, Lipno County to the south and Toruń County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Golub-Dobrzyń urban 7.5 12,563  
Gmina Kowalewo Pomorskie urban-rural 141.4 11,471 Kowalewo Pomorskie
Gmina Golub-Dobrzyń rural 197.5 8,734 Golub-Dobrzyń *
Gmina Zbójno rural 84.4 4,378 Zbójno
Gmina Ciechocin rural 101.5 4,032 Ciechocin
Gmina Radomin rural 80.8 3,881 Radomin
* seat not part of the gmina