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.

Gmina Turawa
Gemeinde Turawa

Turawa Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Turawa Gemeinde Turawa
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Turawa): 50°45′N 18°4′E / 50.750°N 18.067°E / 50.750; 18.067Coordinates: 50°45′N 18°4′E / 50.750°N 18.067°E / 50.750; 18.067
Country Poland
CountyOpole County
 • Total171.46 km2 (66.20 sq mi)
 (31 December 2010)
 • Total9,595
 • Density56/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.



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.

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Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Turawa is bordered by the city of Opole and by the gminas of Chrząstowice / Chronstau, Lasowice Wielkie / Gross Lassowitz, Łubniany / Lugnian, Ozimek and Zębowice / Zembowitz.