Gmina Pilchowice

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Gmina Pilchowice
Pilchowice Commune
Gmina
Coat of arms of Gmina Pilchowice
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Pilchowice): 50°12′55″N 18°33′40″E / 50.21528°N 18.56111°E / 50.21528; 18.56111
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Gliwice County
Seat Pilchowice
Area
 • Total 67.51 km2 (26.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 10,265
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Website http://www.pilchowice.pl/

Gmina Pilchowice is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Gliwice County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Pilchowice, which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-west of Gliwice and 32 km (20 mi) west of the regional capital Katowice.

The gmina covers an area of 67.51 square kilometres (26.1 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 10,265.

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

Villages[edit]

Gmina Pilchowice contains the villages and settlements of Kuźnia Nieborowska, Leboszowice, Nieborowice, Pilchowice, Stanica, Wilcza and Żernica.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Pilchowice is bordered by the towns of Gliwice, Knurów and Rybnik, and by the gminas of Czerwionka-Leszczyny, Kuźnia Raciborska and Sośnicowice.

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Coordinates: 50°12′55″N 18°33′40″E / 50.21528°N 18.56111°E / 50.21528; 18.56111