Gmina Lyski

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Gmina Lyski

Lyski Commune
Church in Zwonowice
Church in Zwonowice
Coat of arms of Gmina Lyski
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Lyski): 50°7′11″N 18°23′29″E / 50.11972°N 18.39139°E / 50.11972; 18.39139Coordinates: 50°7′11″N 18°23′29″E / 50.11972°N 18.39139°E / 50.11972; 18.39139
Country Poland
CountyRybnik County
 • Total57.83 km2 (22.33 sq mi)
 • Total8,924
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)

Gmina Lyski is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Rybnik County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Lyski, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of Rybnik and 46 km (29 mi) west of the regional capital Katowice.

The gmina covers an area of 57.83 square kilometres (22.3 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 8,924.

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

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Lyski is bordered by the towns of Racibórz and Rybnik, and by the gminas of Gaszowice, Kornowac, Kuźnia Raciborska and Nędza.