Gmina Prószków

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Gmina Prószków
Gemeinde Proskau

Prószków Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Prószków Gemeinde Proskau
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Prószków): 50°34′35″N 17°52′17″E / 50.57639°N 17.87139°E / 50.57639; 17.87139Coordinates: 50°34′35″N 17°52′17″E / 50.57639°N 17.87139°E / 50.57639; 17.87139
Country Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyOpole
SeatPrószków
Area
 • Total121.23 km2 (46.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total9,029
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,570
 • Rural
6,459
Websitehttp://www.proszkow.pl

Gmina Prószków, German Gemeinde Proskau is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Opole County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the town of Prószków (Proskau), which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-west of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 121.23 square kilometres (46.8 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 9,029. Since 2006 the commune, like most of the area, has been bilingual in German and Polish, a substantial German population having remained behind after the area was transferred to Poland.

Villages[edit]

The commune contains the villages and settlements of:

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Prószków is bordered by the city of Opole and by the gminas of Biała, Komprachcice, Korfantów, Strzeleczki, Tarnów Opolski and Tułowice.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Gmina Prószków is twinned with:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  2. ^ "Miasto i gmina (Menu) => Partnerstwa". proszkow.pl (in Polish). Gmina Prószków. Retrieved 2020-03-06.