Gmina Lewin Brzeski

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Gmina Lewin Brzeski
Lewin Brzeski Commune
Gmina
Coat of arms of Gmina Lewin Brzeski
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Lewin Brzeski): 50°44′59″N 17°37′8″E / 50.74972°N 17.61889°E / 50.74972; 17.61889Coordinates: 50°44′59″N 17°37′8″E / 50.74972°N 17.61889°E / 50.74972; 17.61889
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Brzeg
Seat Lewin Brzeski
Area
 • Total 159.7 km2 (61.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 13,555
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban 5,826
 • Rural 7,729
Website http://www.lewin-brzeski.pl

Gmina Lewin Brzeski is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Brzeg County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the town of Lewin Brzeski, which lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) south-east of Brzeg and 25 km (16 mi) north-west of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 159.7 square kilometres (61.7 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 13,555 (out of which the population of Lewin Brzeski amounts to 5,826, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 7,729).

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

Villages[edit]

Apart from the town of Lewin Brzeski, Gmina Lewin Brzeski contains the villages and settlements of Błażejowice, Borkowice, Buszyce, Chróścina, Golczowice, Jasiona, Kantorowice, Leśniczówka, Łosiów, Mikolin, Niwa, Nowa Wieś Mała, Oldrzyszowice, Piaski, Przecza, Ptakowice, Raski, Różyna, Sarny Małe, Skorogoszcz, Stroszowice, Strzelniki and Wronów.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Lewin Brzeski is bordered by the gminas of Dąbrowa, Niemodlin, Olszanka, Popielów and Skarbimierz.

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