Sępólno County

Sępólno County (Polish: powiat sępoleński) 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 Sępólno Krajeńskie, which lies 49 km (30 mi) north-west of Bydgoszcz and 86 km (53 mi) north-west of Toruń. The county also contains the towns of Więcbork, lying 11 km (7 mi) south of Sępólno Krajeńskie, and Kamień Krajeński, 10 km (6 mi) north of Sępólno Krajeńskie.

Sępólno County
Powiat sępoleński
Flag of Sępólno County
Coat of arms of Sępólno County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Sępólno Krajeńskie): 53°27′0″N 17°31′48″E / 53.45000°N 17.53000°E / 53.45000; 17.53000
Country Poland
SeatSępólno Krajeńskie
 • Total790.86 km2 (305.35 sq mi)
 • Total41,055[1]
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesCSE

The county covers an area of 790.86 square kilometres (305.4 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 41,055, out of which the population of Sępólno Krajeńskie is 9,091, that of Więcbork is 5,950, that of Kamień Krajeński is 2,390, and the rural population is 23,624.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Sępólno County is bordered by Człuchów County and Chojnice County to the north, Tuchola County to the north-east, Bydgoszcz County to the south-east, Nakło County to the south, and Piła County and Złotów County to the west.

Administrative divisionEdit

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Sępólno Krajeńskie urban-rural 229.2 15,773 Sępólno Krajeńskie
Gmina Więcbork urban-rural 235.7 13,333 Więcbork
Gmina Kamień Krajeński urban-rural 163.2 6,946 Kamień Krajeński
Gmina Sośno rural 162.8 5,003 Sośno


  1. ^ a b GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-11.