Gmina Turawa

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Gmina Turawa
Gemeinde Turawa

Turawa Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Turawa Gemeinde Turawa
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Turawa): 50°45′N 18°4′E / 50.750°N 18.067°E / 50.750; 18.067Coordinates: 50°45′N 18°4′E / 50.750°N 18.067°E / 50.750; 18.067
Country Poland
 • Total171.46 km2 (66.20 sq mi)
 • Total9,990
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)

Gmina Turawa, German Gemeinde Turawa is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Opole County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the village of Turawa, which lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) north-east of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 171.46 square kilometres (66.2 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 9,990.


The commune contains the villages and settlements of:


As of 31 December 2010, the commune had 9,595 inhabitants. At the time of the census of 2002, the commune had 9,609 inhabitants. Of these, 5,673 (59%) declared the Polish nationality; 2,028 persons (21.1%) declared the German nationality; and 671 (7%) with the non-recognized Silesian nationality. 1,223 inhabitants (12.7%) declared no nationality.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Turawa is bordered by the city of Opole and by the gminas of Chrząstowice, Lasowice Wielkie, Łubniany, Ozimek and Zębowice.

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Gmina Turawa is twinned with:[2]


  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  2. ^ "Nasze gminy partnerskie". (in Polish). Gmina Turawa. Retrieved 2020-03-09.