|Alt names||Kościerzyna||source: Wikipedia|
|Located in||Gdańsk, Poland ( - 1998)|
|Also located in||Pomorze, Poland (1999 - )|
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Kościerzyna County 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 only town is Kościerzyna, which lies south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk. Its borders equal approximately the borders of the old Marquessate of Berent in the German Empire.
The county covers an area of . As of 2006 its total population is 66,778, out of which the population of Kościerzyna is 23,016 and the rural population is 43,762.
Kościerzyna County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship
Kościerzyna County is bordered by Kartuzy County to the north, Gdańsk County and Starogard County to the east, Chojnice County to the south, and Bytów County to the west.