Gmina Turawa, German Gemeinde Turawa is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Opole County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the village of Turawa, which lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) north-east of the regional capital Opole.
|Coordinates (Turawa): Coordinates:|
|• Total||171.46 km2 (66.20 sq mi)|
(31 December 2010)
|• Density||56/km2 (140/sq mi)|
The gmina covers an area of 171.46 square kilometres (66.2 sq mi), and as of 31 December 2010 its total population is 9,595.
The commune contains the villages and settlements of:
- Bierdzany / Bierdzan
- Kadłub Turawski / Kadlub Turawa
- Kotórz Mały /Klein Kottorz
- Kotórz Wielki / Groß Kottorz
- Ligota Turawska / Ellguth Turawa
- Marszałki / Marscholken
- Osowiec Śląski / Königshuld
- Rzędzów / Friedrichsfelde
- Trzęsina / Neuwise
- Węgry / Wengern
- Zakrzów Turawski / Sacrau Turawa
- Zawada / Sowade
As of 31 December 2010, the commune had 9,595 inhabitants. At the time of the census of 2002, the commune had 9,609 inhabitants. Of these, 5,673 (59%) declared the Polish nationality; 2,028 persons (21.1%) declared the German nationality; and 671 (7%) with the non-recognized Silesian nationality. 1,223 inhabitants (12.7%) declared no nationality.
- Joachim Prinz (1902-1988), Rabbi