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.
Coat of arms
Division into gminas
|Coordinates (Kwidzyn): 53°44′9″N 18°55′51″E|
|• Total||834.64 km2 (322.26 sq mi)|
|• Density||97/km2 (250/sq mi)|
The county covers an area of 834.64 square kilometres (322.3 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 80,704, out of which the population of Kwidzyn is 37,814, that of Prabuty is 8,488, and the rural population is 34,402.
Kwidzyn County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship
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 Kwidzyn||rural||207.3||10,306||Kwidzyn *|
|* seat not part of the gmina|