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Bytów County (Kashubian: bëtowsczi pòwiat, Polish: powiat bytowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern 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 Bytów, which lies 79 kilometres (49 mi) west of the regional capital Gdańsk. The only other town in the county is Miastko, lying 37 km (23 mi) west of Bytów.

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Bytów County
Powiat bytowski
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Bytów): 54°8′N 17°30′E
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
SeatBytów
Gminas
Area
  Total2,192.81 km2 (846.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
  Total79,260
  Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
  Urban
27,357
  Rural
51,903
Car platesGBY
Websitehttp://www.powiatbytowski.pl/
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The county covers an area of 2,192.81 square kilometres (846.6 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 79,260, out of which the population of Bytów is 16,918, that of Miastko is 10,439, and the rural population is 51,903.[1]


Bytów County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Bytów County is bordered by Słupsk County to the north, Lębork County to the north-east, Kartuzy County and Kościerzyna County to the east, Chojnice County and Człuchów County to the south, and Szczecinek County and Koszalin County to the west.

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