Gmina Wieliczka

Gmina Wieliczka is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Wieliczka County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Wieliczka, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.

Gmina Wieliczka

Wieliczka Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Wieliczka
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Wieliczka): 49°59′22″N 20°3′58″E / 49.98944°N 20.06611°E / 49.98944; 20.06611Coordinates: 49°59′22″N 20°3′58″E / 49.98944°N 20.06611°E / 49.98944; 20.06611
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyWieliczka
SeatWieliczka
Area
 • Total100.1 km2 (38.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total48,254
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Urban
19,133
 • Rural
29,121
Websitehttp://www.wieliczka.gmina.com/

The gmina covers an area of 100.1 square kilometres (38.6 sq mi), and as of 2006, its total population is 48,254 (out of which the population of Wieliczka amounts to 19,133, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 29,121).

VillagesEdit

Apart from the town of Wieliczka, Gmina Wieliczka contains the villages and settlements of Brzegi, Byszyce, Chorągwica, Czarnochowice, Dobranowice, Golkowice, Gorzków, Grabie, Grabówki, Grajów, Jankówka, Janowice, Kokotów, Koźmice Małe, Koźmice Wielkie, Lednica Górna, Mała Wieś, Mietniów, Pawlikowice, Podstolice, Raciborsko, Rożnowa, Siercza, Śledziejowice, Strumiany, Sułków, Sygneczów, Węgrzce Wielkie and Zabawa.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Wieliczka is bordered by the city of Kraków and by the gminas of Biskupice, Dobczyce, Gdów, Niepołomice, Siepraw and Świątniki Górne.

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