Mogilno County

Mogilno County (Polish: powiat mogileński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, north-central Poland. It was formed on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Mogilno, which lies 52 km (32 mi) south of Bydgoszcz and 62 km (39 mi) south-west of Toruń. The only other town in the county is Strzelno, lying 16 km (10 mi) east of Mogilno.

Mogilno County
Powiat mogileński
Flag of Mogilno County
Coat of arms of Mogilno County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Mogilno): 52°39′N 17°57′E / 52.650°N 17.950°E / 52.650; 17.950Coordinates: 52°39′N 17°57′E / 52.650°N 17.950°E / 52.650; 17.950
Country Poland
 • Total675.86 km2 (260.95 sq mi)
 • Total45,756
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 675.86 square kilometres (261.0 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 45,756, out of which the population of Mogilno is 11,836, that of Strzelno is 5,631, and the rural population is 28,289.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Mogilno County is bordered by Inowrocław County to the north-east, Konin County and Słupca County to the south, Gniezno County to the west, and Żnin County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Mogilno urban-rural 256.1 24,632 Mogilno
Gmina Strzelno urban-rural 185.3 11,605 Strzelno
Gmina Jeziora Wielkie rural 124.0 4,897 Jeziora Wielkie
Gmina Dąbrowa rural 110.5 4,622 Dąbrowa