Inowrocław County

Inowrocław County (Polish: powiat inowrocławski) 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 Inowrocław, which lies 36 km (22 mi) south-west of Toruń and 40 km (25 mi) south-east of Bydgoszcz. The county contains four other towns: Kruszwica, lying 14 km (9 mi) south of Inowrocław, Janikowo, lying 12 km (7 mi) south-west of Inowrocław, Gniewkowo, 16 km (10 mi) north-east of Inowrocław, and Pakość, 13 km (8 mi) west of Inowrocław.

Inowrocław County
Powiat inowrocławski
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Flag of Inowrocław County
Coat of arms of Inowrocław County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Inowrocław): 52°47′35″N 18°15′40″E / 52.79306°N 18.26111°E / 52.79306; 18.26111Coordinates: 52°47′35″N 18°15′40″E / 52.79306°N 18.26111°E / 52.79306; 18.26111
Country Poland
 • Total1,224.94 km2 (472.95 sq mi)
 • Total160,216
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 1,224.94 square kilometres (473.0 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 165,237, out of which the population of Inowrocław is 72,786, that of Kruszwica is 8,809, that of Janikowo is 8,745, that of Gniewkowo is 7,110, that of Pakość is 5,706, and the rural population is 57,060.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Inowrocław County is bordered by Bydgoszcz County to the north, Toruń County to the north-east, Aleksandrów County to the east, Radziejów County to the south-east, Konin County to the south, Mogilno County to the south-west and Żnin County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Inowrocław urban 30.4 72,786  
Gmina Kruszwica urban-rural 262.2 19,245 Kruszwica
Gmina Gniewkowo urban-rural 179.4 14,392 Gniewkowo
Gmina Janikowo urban-rural 92.3 13,151 Janikowo
Gmina Inowrocław rural 171.1 11,808 Inowrocław *
Gmina Pakość urban-rural 86.3 9,766 Pakość
Gmina Złotniki Kujawskie rural 135.6 9,194 Złotniki Kujawskie
Gmina Dąbrowa Biskupia rural 147.4 5,112 Dąbrowa Biskupia
Gmina Rojewo rural 120.2 4,762 Rojewo
* seat not part of the gmina