Malbork County

Malbork County (Polish: powiat malborski) 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.[citation needed] Its administrative seat and largest town is Malbork (site of the historic Malbork Castle), 46 kilometres (29 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk. The only other town in the county is Nowy Staw, lying 12 km (7 mi) north of Malbork. Until 2002, the county also included the areas which now make up Sztum County.

Malbork County
Powiat malborski
Flag of Malbork County
Coat of arms of Malbork County
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Malbork): 54°2′N 19°2′E / 54.033°N 19.033°E / 54.033; 19.033Coordinates: 54°2′N 19°2′E / 54.033°N 19.033°E / 54.033; 19.033
Country Poland
 • Total494.63 km2 (190.98 sq mi)
 • Total63,575
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesGMB

The county covers an area of 494.63 square kilometres (191.0 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 63,575, out of which the population of Malbork is 38,464, of the urban-rural gmina of Nowy Staw is 4,248, and of the rural gminas is 20,862.[1]

Malbork County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Malbork County is bordered by Nowy Dwór Gdański County to the north, Elbląg County to the east, Sztum County to the south, Tczew County to the west and Gdańsk County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into six gminas (one urban, one urban-rural and four rural):

Gmina Type Area
Malbork urban 17.2 38,465
Gmina Nowy Staw urban-rural 114.4 7,656 Nowy Staw
Gmina Malbork rural 100.9 4,804 Malbork *
Gmina Stare Pole rural 79.7 4,678 Stare Pole
Gmina Lichnowy rural 88.7 4,615 Lichnowy
Gmina Miłoradz rural 93.8 3,357 Miłoradz
* seat not part of the gmina


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". Retrieved 2020-09-14.