Location within the voivodeship
|Coordinates (Rypin): 53°4′N 19°27′E / 53.067°N 19.450°ECoordinates: 53°4′N 19°27′E / 53.067°N 19.450°E|
|• Total||587.08 km2 (226.67 sq mi)|
|• Density||75/km2 (200/sq mi)|
Rypin County (Polish: powiat rypiński) 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 Rypin, which lies 56 km (35 mi) east of Toruń and 98 km (61 mi) east of Bydgoszcz.
The county covers an area of 587.08 square kilometres (226.7 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 44,306, out of which the population of Rypin is 16,565 and the rural population is 27,741.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (one urban and five rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.
|Gmina Rypin||rural||131.9||7,423||Rypin *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|