Nowy Dwór County, Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Nowy Dwór Gdański County (Polish: powiat nowodworski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. 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 Nowy Dwór Gdański, which lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk. The only other town in the county is Krynica Morska, lying 29 km (18 mi) north-east of Nowy Dwór Gdański, on the Vistula Spit.

Nowy Dwór Gdański County
Powiat nowodworski
Flag of Nowy Dwór Gdański County
Coat of arms of Nowy Dwór Gdański County
Division into gminas
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Nowy Dwór Gdański): 54°13′N 19°7′E / 54.217°N 19.117°E / 54.217; 19.117
Country Poland
SeatNowy Dwór Gdański
 • Total652.75 km2 (252.03 sq mi)
 • Total35,656
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesGND

The county covers an area of 652.75 square kilometres (252.0 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 35,656, out of which the population of Nowy Dwór Gdański is 9,905, that of Krynica Morska is 1,303, and the rural population is 24,448.[1]

Nowy Dwór Gdański County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Nowy Dwór Gdański County is bordered by the Vistula Lagoon to the east, Elbląg County to the south-east, Malbork County to the south, Gdańsk County and the city of Gdańsk to the west, and the Baltic Sea to the north. It also has a short land border with Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast) to the north-east, on the Vistula Spit.

Administrative division edit

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Nowy Dwór Gdański urban-rural 213.0 17,745 Nowy Dwór Gdański
Gmina Stegna rural 169.6 9,745 Stegna
Gmina Sztutowo rural 107.5 3,657 Sztutowo
Gmina Ostaszewo rural 60.7 3,206 Ostaszewo
Krynica Morska urban 102.0 1,303  

References edit

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