Gmina Gorzyce, Silesian Voivodeship

Gmina Gorzyce is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Wodzisław County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland, on the Czech border. Its seat is the village of Gorzyce, which lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-west of Wodzisław Śląski and 54 km (34 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice. It is close to where the A1 motorway crosses the border into the Czech Republic to/from Poland

Gmina Gorzyce

Gorzyce Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Gorzyce
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Gorzyce): 49°57′34″N 18°23′53″E / 49.95944°N 18.39806°E / 49.95944; 18.39806Coordinates: 49°57′34″N 18°23′53″E / 49.95944°N 18.39806°E / 49.95944; 18.39806
Country Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyWodzisław
SeatGorzyce
Government
 • MayorDaniel Jakubczyk
Area
 • Total64.47 km2 (24.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total21,285
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Websitehttp://www.gorzyce.pl

The gmina covers an area of 64.47 square kilometres (24.9 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 21,285.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Gorzyce is bordered by the town of Wodzisław Śląski and by the gminas of Godów, Krzyżanowice and Lubomia. It also borders the Czech Republic.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Gmina Gorzyce is twinned with:[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-03-20.
  2. ^ "Gminy partnerskie". gorzyce.pl (in Polish). Gmina Gorzyce. Retrieved 2020-03-20.

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