Gmina Szczekociny

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Gmina Szczekociny

Szczekociny Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Szczekociny
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Szczekociny): 50°38′N 19°50′E / 50.633°N 19.833°E / 50.633; 19.833Coordinates: 50°38′N 19°50′E / 50.633°N 19.833°E / 50.633; 19.833
Country Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyZawiercie
SeatSzczekociny
Area
 • Total136.09 km2 (52.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total8,350
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,912
 • Rural
4,438
Car platesSZA
Websitehttp://www.szczekociny.pl

Gmina Szczekociny is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Zawiercie County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Szczekociny, which lies approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi) north-east of Zawiercie and 73 km (45 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice.

The gmina covers an area of 136.09 square kilometres (52.5 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 8,350 (out of which the population of Szczekociny amounts to 3,912, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 4,438).

Villages[edit]

Apart from the town of Szczekociny, Gmina Szczekociny contains the villages and settlements of Bógdał, Bonowice, Brzostek, Chałupki, Drużykowa, Goleniowy, Grabiec, Gustawów, Małachów, Ołudza, Przyłęk, Rędziny, Rokitno, Siedliska, Starzyny, Szyszki, Tęgobórz, Wólka Ołudzka and Wólka Starzyńska.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Szczekociny is bordered by the gminas of Irządze, Koniecpol, Kroczyce, Lelów, Moskorzew, Pilica, Radków, Secemin, Słupia and Żarnowiec.

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