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Kwidzyn County

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Kwidzyn County

Powiat kwidzyński
Coat of arms
Division into gminas
Coordinates (Kwidzyn): 53°44′9″N 18°55′51″E / 53.73583°N 18.93083°E / 53.73583; 18.93083Coordinates: 53°44′9″N 18°55′51″E / 53.73583°N 18.93083°E / 53.73583; 18.93083
Country Poland
 • Total834.64 km2 (322.26 sq mi)
 • Total83,231
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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Kwidzyn County (Polish: powiat kwidzyński) 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 Kwidzyn, which lies 73 kilometres (45 mi) south of the regional capital Gdańsk. The only other town in the county is Prabuty, lying 18 km (11 mi) east of Kwidzyn.

The county covers an area of 834.64 square kilometres (322.3 sq mi). As of 2019 its total population is 83,231, out of which the population of Kwidzyn is 38,444, that of Prabuty is 8,695, and the rural population is 36,092.[1]

Kwidzyn County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Kwidzyn County is bordered by Tczew County to the west, Sztum County to the north, Iława County to the east, Grudziądz County to the south and Świecie County to the south-west.

Administrative division

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

Gmina Type Area
Kwidzyn urban 21.8 38,444  
Gmina Prabuty urban-rural 197.1 13,119 Prabuty
Gmina Kwidzyn rural 207.3 11,423 Kwidzyn *
Gmina Gardeja rural 193.0 8,431 Gardeja
Gmina Ryjewo rural 103.3 5,845 Ryjewo
Gmina Sadlinki rural 112.2 5,969 Sadlinki
* seat not part of the gmina


  1. ^ GUS. "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". Retrieved 2020-09-14.

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