Grudziądz County

Grudziądz County (Polish: powiat grudziądzki) 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 Grudziądz, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The only towns in Grudziądz County are Łasin, which lies 21 km (13 mi) east of Grudziądz, and Radzyń Chełmiński, 16 km (10 mi) south-east of Grudziądz.

Grudziądz County
Powiat grudziądzki
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Coat of arms of Grudziądz County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Voivodeship on a map of Poland
Voivodeship on a map of Poland
Coordinates (Grudziądz): 53°29′33″N 18°46′34″E / 53.49250°N 18.77611°E / 53.49250; 18.77611Coordinates: 53°29′33″N 18°46′34″E / 53.49250°N 18.77611°E / 53.49250; 18.77611
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
SeatGrudziądz
Gminas
Area
 • Total728.39 km2 (281.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total40,181
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
5,101
 • Rural
35,080
Car platesCGR
Websitehttp://www.powiatgrudziadzki.pl/

The county covers an area of 728.39 square kilometres (281.2 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 40,181, out of which the population of Łasin is 3,254, that of Radzyń Chełmiński is 1,847, and the rural population is 35,080.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Apart from the city of Grudziądz, Grudziądz County is also bordered by Kwidzyn County to the north, Iława County, Nowe Miasto County and Brodnica County to the east, Wąbrzeźno County to the south, and Chełmno County and Świecie County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

 
Łasin lake
 
Division of Grudziądz County
Gmina Type Area
(km²)
Population
(2019)
Seat
Gmina Grudziądz rural 166.9 12,812 Grudziądz *
Gmina Łasin urban-rural 136.6 7,889 Łasin
Gmina Gruta rural 123.8 6,413 Gruta
Gmina Radzyń Chełmiński urban-rural 90.7 4,654 Radzyń Chełmiński
Gmina Rogóźno rural 115.7 4,218 Rogóźno
Gmina Świecie nad Osą rural 94.7 4,195 Świecie nad Osą
* seat not part of the gmina

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