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Wąbrzeźno County

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Wąbrzeźno County

Powiat wąbrzeski
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Wąbrzeźno): 53°17′N 18°57′E / 53.283°N 18.950°E / 53.283; 18.950Coordinates: 53°17′N 18°57′E / 53.283°N 18.950°E / 53.283; 18.950
Country Poland
 • Total501.31 km2 (193.56 sq mi)
 • Total34,297[1]
 • Urban
 • Rural
Car platesCWA

Wąbrzeźno County (Polish: powiat wąbrzeski) 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 only town is Wąbrzeźno, which lies 36 km (22 mi) north-east of Toruń and 66 km (41 mi) east of Bydgoszcz.

The county covers an area of 501.31 square kilometres (193.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 34,297, out of which the population of Wąbrzeźno is 13,570 and the rural population is 20,727.

Neighbouring counties

Wąbrzeźno County is bordered by Grudziądz County to the north, Brodnica County to the east, Golub-Dobrzyń County to the south, Toruń County to the south-west, and Chełmno County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Wąbrzeźno urban 8.5 13,570  
Gmina Wąbrzeźno rural 200.8 8,569 Wąbrzeźno *
Gmina Płużnica rural 119.3 4,811 Płużnica
Gmina Książki rural 86.5 4,163 Książki
Gmina Dębowa Łąka rural 86.1 3,184 Dębowa Łąka
* seat not part of the gmina


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

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