|Coordinates (Gidle): Coordinates:|
|• Total||116.32 km2 (44.91 sq mi)|
|• Density||57/km2 (150/sq mi)|
Gmina Gidle is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Radomsko County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. Its seat is the village of Gidle, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south of Radomsko and 93 km (58 mi) south of the regional capital Łódź.
The gmina covers an area of 116.32 square kilometres (44.9 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 6,610.
Massacre during Second World War
During the German invasion of Poland in 1939, Wehrmacht soldiers murdered 72 civilians from the villages in the region, by shooting and throwing people into fire. The murdered included infants, children, elderly and women.
The gmina contains the following villages having the status of sołectwo: Borowa, Ciężkowice, Chrostowa, Gidle, Gowarzów, Górka, Graby, Kajetanowice, Kotfin, Ludwików, Michałopol, Piaski, Pławno, Ruda, Stanisławice, Stęszów, Włynice, Wojnowice, Wygoda, Zabrodzie and Zagórze.
- Polish official population figures 2006 Archived February 1, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- Szymon Datner "55 dni Wehrmachtu w Polsce" page 267