Nakło County

Nakło County
Powiat nakielski


Coat of arms

Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Nakło nad Notecią): 53°8′25″N 17°35′34″E / 53.14028°N 17.59278°E / 53.14028; 17.59278Coordinates: 53°8′25″N 17°35′34″E / 53.14028°N 17.59278°E / 53.14028; 17.59278
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
Seat Nakło nad Notecią
  Total 1,120.48 km2 (432.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 84,786
  Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
  Urban 37,617
  Rural 47,169
Car plates CNA

Nakło County (Polish: powiat nakielski) 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 Nakło nad Notecią, which lies 28 km (17 mi) west of Bydgoszcz and 70 km (43 mi) west of Toruń. The county contains three other towns: Szubin, lying 18 km (11 mi) south-east of Nakło nad Notecią, Kcynia, lying 18 km (11 mi) south-west of Nakło nad Notecią, and Mrocza, 12 km (7 mi) north of Nakło nad Notecią.

The county covers an area of 1,120.48 square kilometres (432.6 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 84,786, out of which the population of Nakło nad Notecią is 19,409, that of Szubin is 9,326, that of Kcynia is 4,679, that of Mrocza is 4,203, and the rural population is 47,169.

Neighbouring counties

Nakło County is bordered by Sępólno County to the north, Bydgoszcz County to the east, Żnin County to the south, Wągrowiec County to the southwest and Piła County to the west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Nakło nad Notecią urban-rural 187.0 32,075 Nakło nad Notecią
Gmina Szubin urban-rural 332.1 22,691 Szubin
Gmina Kcynia urban-rural 297.0 13,730 Kcynia
Gmina Mrocza urban-rural 150.7 9,141 Mrocza
Gmina Sadki rural 153.7 7,149 Sadki


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