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Wejherowo County

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Country  Poland
Car plates  GWE
Capital  Wejherowo
Seat  Wejherowo
Area  1,280 km²
Voivodeship  Pomeranian Voivodeship
Wejherowo County httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Gminas  Total 10 (incl. 3 urban) Reda Rumia Wejherowo Gmina Choczewo Gmina Gniewino Gmina Łęczyce Gmina Linia Gmina Luzino Gmina Szemud Gmina Wejherowo
Website  http://www.powiat.wejher.pl
Clubs and Teams  Gryf Wejherowo, UKS Ósemka Wejherowo
Points of interest  Stilo Lighthouse, Kaszubskie Oko, Aquapark Reda, Zagroda Wiejska Filia Muz, Museum van Kasjoebis
Destinations  Wejherowo, Reda - Poland, Sasino, Rumia, Osetnik - Pomeranian Voivodeship

Wejherowo County (Polish: powiat wejherowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland, on the Baltic coast. 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 Wejherowo, which lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) north-west of the regional capital Gdańsk. The county also contains the towns of Rumia, lying 11 km (7 mi) east of Wejherowo, and Reda, 7 km (4 mi) east of Wejherowo. Rumia, Reda and Wejherowo are contiguous, and are referred to as the Kashubian Tricity, an allusion to the larger Tricity area centred on Gdańsk.

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Map of Wejherowo County, Poland

The county covers an area of 1,279.84 square kilometres (494.1 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 181,834, out of which the population of Wejherowo is 45,170, that of Rumia is 44,497, that of Reda is 18,509, and the rural population is 73,658.

Wejherowo County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship

Wejherowo County is bordered by Puck County to the north-east, the city of Gdynia to the east, Kartuzy County to the south and Lębork County to the west. It also borders the Baltic Sea to the north.

Administrative division

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

References

Wejherowo County Wikipedia


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