Location within the voivodeship
Division into gminas
|Coordinates (Tuchola): 53°36′N 17°51′E / 53.600°N 17.850°ECoordinates: 53°36′N 17°51′E / 53.600°N 17.850°E|
|• Total||1,075.27 km2 (415.16 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
Tuchola County (Polish: powiat tucholski) 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 Tuchola, which lies 55 km (34 mi) north of Bydgoszcz and 81 km (50 mi) north-west of Toruń.
The county covers an area of 1,075.27 square kilometres (415.2 sq mi). As of 2012 its total population is 53.200, out of which the population of Tuchola is 20.185 and the rural population is 33,295.
The county is subdivided into six gminas (one urban-rural and five rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.