Gmina Świątniki Górne

Gmina Świątniki Górne is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Świątniki Górne, which lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.

Gmina Świątniki Górne

Świątniki Górne Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Świątniki Górne
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Świątniki Górne): 49°56′N 19°57′E / 49.933°N 19.950°E / 49.933; 19.950Coordinates: 49°56′N 19°57′E / 49.933°N 19.950°E / 49.933; 19.950
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyKraków County
SeatŚwiątniki Górne
 • Total20.17 km2 (7.79 sq mi)
 • Total8,619
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural

The gmina covers an area of 20.17 square kilometres (7.8 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 8,619 (out of which the population of Świątniki Górne amounts to 2,101, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 6,518).


Apart from the town of Świątniki Górne, Gmina Świątniki Górne contains the villages and settlements of Ochojno, Olszowice, Rzeszotary, Rzeszotary Górne, Wrząsowice and Zalesie.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Świątniki Górne is bordered by the city of Kraków and by the gminas of Mogilany, Siepraw and Wieliczka.