Wejherowo County (Polish: powiat wejherowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. 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 Wejherowo, which lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) north-west of the regional capital Gdańsk. The county also contains the towns of Rumia, lying 11 km (7 mi) east of Wejherowo, and Reda, 7 km (4 mi) east of Wejherowo. Rumia, Reda and Wejherowo are contiguous, and are referred to as the Kashubian Tricity, an allusion to the larger Tricity area centred on Gdańsk.
Division into gminas
|Coordinates (Wejherowo): Coordinates:|
|• Total||1,279.84 km2 (494.15 sq mi)|
|• Density||170/km2 (440/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 1,279.84 square kilometres (494.1 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 216,764, out of which the population of Wejherowo is 49,652, that of Rumia is 49,160, that of Reda is 26,011, and the rural population is 91,941.
Wejherowo County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship
According to data from January 1, 2012, the county's area was 1228.25 km²
The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (three urban and seven rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Wejherowo||rural||194.1||26,129||Wejherowo *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|
- GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 2020-09-14.
- "Area and population in territorial cross-section in 2013".