Gmina Głuchołazy

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Gmina Głuchołazy
Głuchołazy Commune
Gmina
Flag of Gmina Głuchołazy
Flag
Coat of arms of Gmina Głuchołazy
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Głuchołazy): 50°18′47″N 17°22′27″E / 50.31306°N 17.37417°E / 50.31306; 17.37417Coordinates: 50°18′47″N 17°22′27″E / 50.31306°N 17.37417°E / 50.31306; 17.37417
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Nysa
Seat Głuchołazy
Area
 • Total 167.98 km2 (64.86 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 24,493
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
 • Urban 14,887
 • Rural 10,819
Website http://www.glucholazy.pl

Gmina Głuchołazy is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Nysa County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, on the Czech border. Its seat is the town of Głuchołazy, which lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Nysa and 56 km (35 mi) south-west of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 167.98 square kilometres (64.9 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 25,706 (out of which the population of Głuchołazy amounts to 14,887, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 10,819).

The gmina contains part of the protected area called Opawskie Mountains Landscape Park.

Villages[edit]

Gmina Głuchołazy includes the following villages and settlements:

Modern name (Historical name)

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Głuchołazy is bordered by the gminas of Nysa, Otmuchów and Prudnik. It also borders the Czech Republic.

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