Włocławek County

Włocławek County (Polish: powiat włocławski) 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 is the city of Włocławek, although the city is not part of the county (it constitutes a separate city county). The county contains six towns: Brześć Kujawski, which lies 12 km (7 mi) south-west of Włocławek, Kowal, which lies 15 km (9 mi) south-east of Włocławek, Lubraniec, which lies 19 km (12 mi) south-west of Włocławek, Izbica Kujawska, which lies 33 km (21 mi) south-west of Włocławek, Chodecz, which lies 28 km (17 mi) south of Włocławek, and Lubień Kujawski, 29 km (18 mi) south of Włocławek.

Włocławek County
Powiat włocławski
Klobka Skansen (4).jpg
Flag of Włocławek County
Coat of arms of Włocławek County
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Włocławek): 52°39′N 19°3′E / 52.650°N 19.050°E / 52.650; 19.050Coordinates: 52°39′N 19°3′E / 52.650°N 19.050°E / 52.650; 19.050
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
SeatWłocławek
Gminas
Area
 • Total1,472.34 km2 (568.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total86,131[1]
 • Urban
17,014
 • Rural
69,117
Car platesCWL
Websitehttp://www.powiat.wloclawski.pl

The county covers an area of 1,472.34 square kilometres (568.5 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 86,131, out of which the population of Brześć Kujawski is 4,642, that of Kowal is 3,479, that of Lubraniec is 2,999, that of Izbica Kujawska is 2,609, that of Chodecz is 1,894, that of Lubień Kujawski is 1,391, and the rural population is 69,117.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Apart from the city of Włocławek, Włocławek County is also bordered by Lipno County to the north, Płock County to the east, Gostynin County to the south-east, Kutno County and Koło County to the south, Radziejów County to the west, and Aleksandrów County to the north-west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into 13 gminas (one urban, five urban-rural and seven rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
(km2)
Population
(2019)[1]
Seat
Gmina Brześć Kujawski urban-rural 150.4 11,506 Brześć Kujawski
Gmina Fabianki rural 76.1 10,094 Fabianki
Gmina Lubraniec urban-rural 148.2 9,442 Lubraniec
Gmina Choceń rural 99.7 7,939 Choceń
Gmina Izbica Kujawska urban-rural 132.1 7,677 Izbica Kujawska
Gmina Lubień Kujawski urban-rural 150.2 7,373 Lubień Kujawski
Gmina Włocławek rural 219.9 7,262 Włocławek *
Gmina Chodecz urban-rural 122.2 6,026 Chodecz
Gmina Lubanie rural 69.3 4,584 Lubanie
Gmina Kowal rural 114.8 3,922 Kowal *
Kowal urban 4.7 3,479  
Gmina Baruchowo rural 107.1 3,441 Baruchowo
Gmina Boniewo rural 77.7 3,386 Boniewo
* seat not part of the gmina

RoadsEdit

Highway

  • Autostrada A1/E75

Country Roads

  • Country Road 1/E75
  • Country Road 62
  • Country Road 67

ReferencesEdit

  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.