Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Lipno): 52°51′N 19°10′E / 52.850°N 19.167°ECoordinates: 52°51′N 19°10′E / 52.850°N 19.167°E|
|• Total||1,015.6 km2 (392.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||65/km2 (170/sq mi)|
Lipno County (Polish: powiat lipnowski) 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 Lipno, which lies 43 km (27 mi) south-east of Toruń and 84 km (52 mi) east of Bydgoszcz. The county also contains the towns of Skępe, lying 13 km (8 mi) east of Lipno, and Dobrzyń nad Wisłą, 26 km (16 mi) south-east of Lipno.
The county covers an area of 1,015.6 square kilometres (392.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 66,216, out of which the population of Lipno is 14,834, that of Skępe is 3,442, that of Dobrzyń nad Wisłą is 2,269, and the rural population is 45,671.
Lipno County is bordered by Golub-Dobrzyń County to the north, Rypin County to the north-east, Sierpc County to the east, Płock County to the south-east, the city of Włocławek and Włocławek County to the south, and Aleksandrów County and Toruń County to the west.
The county is subdivided into nine gminas (one urban, two urban-rural and six rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Lipno||rural||209.7||11,337||Lipno *|
|Gmina Dobrzyń nad Wisłą||urban-rural||115.4||7,943||Dobrzyń nad Wisłą|
|* seat not part of the gmina|