Gmina Wilamowice

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Gmina Wilamowice
Wilamowice Commune
Gmina Wilamowice within the Bielsko County
Gmina Wilamowice within the Bielsko County
Coordinates (Wilamowice): 49°54′59″N 19°9′7″E / 49.91639°N 19.15194°E / 49.91639; 19.15194Coordinates: 49°54′59″N 19°9′7″E / 49.91639°N 19.15194°E / 49.91639; 19.15194
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Bielsko County
Seat Wilamowice
 • Total 56.72 km2 (21.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 15,166
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
 • Urban 2,818
 • Rural 12,348

Gmina Wilamowice is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Bielsko County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Wilamowice, which lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) north-east of Bielsko-Biała and 39 km (24 mi) south of the regional capital Katowice. It is known for the Wymysorys language, which is spoken by some of the people here.

The gmina covers an area of 56.72 square kilometres (21.9 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 15,166 (out of which the population of Wilamowice amounts to 2,818, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 12,348).


Apart from the town of Wilamowice, Gmina Wilamowice contains the villages and settlements of Dankowice, Hecznarowice, Pisarzowice, Stara Wieś and Zasole Bielańskie.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Wilamowice is bordered by the city of Bielsko-Biała and by the gminas of Bestwina, Brzeszcze, Kęty, Kozy and Miedźna.