Kutno County

Kutno County (Polish: powiat kutnowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Łódź Voivodeship, central Poland. It came into being on 1 January 1999 as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Kutno, which lies 51 kilometres (32 mi) north of the regional capital Łódź. The county also contains the towns of Żychlin, lying 18 km (11 mi) east of Kutno, and Krośniewice, 14 km (9 mi) west of Kutno.

Kutno County
Powiat kutnowski
Flag of Kutno County
Coat of arms of Kutno County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Kutno): 52°14′N 19°22′E / 52.233°N 19.367°E / 52.233; 19.367Coordinates: 52°14′N 19°22′E / 52.233°N 19.367°E / 52.233; 19.367
Country Poland
 • Total886.29 km2 (342.20 sq mi)
 • Total104,124
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesEKU

The county covers an area of 886.29 square kilometres (342.2 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 104,124, out of which the population of Kutno is 47,557, that of Żychlin is 8,880, that of Krośniewice is 4,647, and the rural population is 43,040.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Kutno County is bordered by Włocławek County and Gostynin County to the north, Łowicz County to the east, Łęczyca County to the south, and Koło County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 11 gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and eight rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Kutno urban 33.6 47,557  
Gmina Żychlin urban-rural 76.7 12,984 Żychlin
Gmina Krośniewice urban-rural 94.7 9,037 Krośniewice
Gmina Kutno rural 122.3 8,357 Kutno *
Gmina Bedlno rural 126.0 6,153 Bedlno
Gmina Krzyżanów rural 103.0 4,468 Krzyżanów
Gmina Strzelce rural 90.1 4,178 Strzelce
Gmina Nowe Ostrowy rural 71.6 3,870 Nowe Ostrowy
Gmina Oporów rural 67.7 2,753 Oporów
Gmina Łanięta rural 54.8 2,673 Łanięta
Gmina Dąbrowice rural 45.9 2,094 Dąbrowice
* seat not part of the gmina