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
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyOpole
SeatTurawa
Area
 • Total171.46 km2 (66.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total9,990
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Websitehttp://turawa.pl/

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.

Villages[edit]

The commune contains the villages and settlements of:

Demographics[edit]

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]

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. ^ "Nasze gminy partnerskie". turawa.pl (in Polish). Gmina Turawa. Retrieved 2020-03-09.