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Gniezno County

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Country  Poland
Car plates  PGN
Capital  Gniezno
Seat  Gniezno
Area  1,254 km²
Gniezno County httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Gminas  Total 10 (incl. 1 urban) Gniezno Gmina Czerniejewo Gmina Gniezno Gmina Kiszkowo Gmina Kłecko Gmina Łubowo Gmina Mieleszyn Gmina Niechanowo Gmina Trzemeszno Gmina Witkowo
Voivodeship  Greater Poland Voivodeship
Points of interest  Gniezno Cathedral, Museum der Ursprüng, Ostrów Lednicki, Muzeum Pierwszych Piastów n, Wielkopolski Park Etnografi
Destinations  Gniezno, Puszcza Zielonka Landscap, Skorzęcin, Ostrów Lednicki, Lednica

Gniezno County (Polish: powiat gnieźnieński) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Greater Poland Voivodeship, west-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 largest town is Gniezno, which lies 49 kilometres (30 mi) east of the regional capital Poznań. The county contains four other towns: Witkowo, 16 km (10 mi) south-east of Gniezno, Trzemeszno, 16 km (10 mi) east of Gniezno, Kłecko, 16 km (10 mi) north-west of Gniezno, and Czerniejewo, 14 km (9 mi) south-west of Gniezno.


Map of Gniezno County, Poland

The county covers an area of 1,254.34 square kilometres (484.3 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 140,333, out of which the population of Gniezno is 70,080, that of Witkowo is 7,855, that of Trzemeszno is 7,789, that of Kłecko is 2,677, that of Czerniejewo is 2,556, and the rural population is 49,376.

Neighbouring counties

Gniezno County is bordered by Żnin County to the north, Mogilno County to the east, Słupca County to the south-east, Września County to the south, Poznań County to the west, and Wągrowiec County to the north-west.

Administrative division

The county is subdivided into 10 gminas (one urban, four urban-rural and five rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.


Gniezno County Wikipedia

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