Gmina Toszek

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Gmina Toszek

Toszek Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Toszek
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Toszek): 50°27′N 18°31′E / 50.450°N 18.517°E / 50.450; 18.517Coordinates: 50°27′N 18°31′E / 50.450°N 18.517°E / 50.450; 18.517
Country Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyGliwice County
SeatToszek
Area
 • Total98.53 km2 (38.04 sq mi)
Population
(2006)
 • Total10,204
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,822
 • Rural
6,382
Websitehttp://www.toszek.pl/

Gmina Toszek is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Gliwice County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Toszek, which lies approximately 22 kilometres (14 mi) north-west of Gliwice and 41 km (25 mi) north-west of the regional capital Katowice.

The gmina covers an area of 98.53 square kilometres (38.0 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 10,204 (out of which the population of Toszek amounts to 3,822, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 6,382).

Villages[edit]

Apart from the town of Toszek, Gmina Toszek contains the villages and settlements of Bliziec, Boguszyce, Brzezina, Ciochowice, Grabina, Grabów, Kopanina, Kotliszowice, Kotulin, Kotulin Mały, Łączki, Las, Laura, Ligota Toszecka, Nakło, Paczyna, Paczynka, Pawłowice, Pisarzowice, Płużniczka, Pniów, Proboszczowice, Sarnów, Skały, Srocza Góra, Szklarnia, Wilkowiczki, Wrzosy and Zalesie.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Toszek is bordered by the town of Pyskowice and by the gminas of Bierawa, Rudziniec, Strzelce Opolskie, Ujazd, Wielowieś and Zbrosławice.

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