Gmina Biała, Opole Voivodeship

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Gmina Biała
Gemeinde Zülz

Biała Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Biała Gemeinde Zülz
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Biała Prudnicka): 50°24′N 17°40′E / 50.400°N 17.667°E / 50.400; 17.667Coordinates: 50°24′N 17°40′E / 50.400°N 17.667°E / 50.400; 17.667
Country Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyPrudnik
SeatBiała Prudnicka
Area
 • Total195.82 km2 (75.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total10,586
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,426
 • Rural
8,160
Websitehttp://biala.gmina.pl/

Gmina Biała (Gemeinde Zülz) is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Prudnik County, Opole Voivodeship, in Upper Silesia in Poland. Its seat is the town of Biała Prudnicka (Zülz), which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) north-east of Prudnik and 36 km (22 mi) south-west of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 195.82 square kilometres (75.6 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 10,586. Since 2006 the commune, like much of the area, has been bilingual in German and Polish.

Villages[edit]

Apart from the town of Biała Prudnicka, Gmina Biała contains the villages and settlements of:

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Biała is bordered by the gminas of Głogówek, Korfantów, Lubrza, Prószków, Prudnik and Strzeleczki.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Gmina Biała is twinned with:[2]

References[edit]

  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 2020-02-14.
  2. ^ "Partnerstwa i stowarzyszenia". biala.gmina.pl (in Polish). Gmina Biała. Retrieved 2020-03-10.