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Gmina Chrzanów, Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Gmina Chrzanów

Chrzanów Commune
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Chrzanów): 50°8′N 19°24′E / 50.133°N 19.400°E / 50.133; 19.400Coordinates: 50°8′N 19°24′E / 50.133°N 19.400°E / 50.133; 19.400
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyChrzanów
SeatChrzanów
Area
 • Total79.33 km2 (30.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total49,752
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Urban
39,797
 • Rural
9,955
Websitehttp://www.chrzanow.pl/

Gmina Chrzanów is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Chrzanów County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Chrzanów, which lies approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of the regional capital Kraków.

Overview

The gmina covers an area of 79.33 square kilometres (30.6 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 49,752 (out of which the population of Chrzanów amounts to 39,797, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 9,955).

The gmina contains part of the protected area called Tenczynek Landscape Park.

Villages

Apart from the town of Chrzanów, Gmina Chrzanów contains the villages and settlements of Balin, Luszowice, Płaza and Pogorzyce.

Neighbouring gminas

Gmina Chrzanów is bordered by the city of Jaworzno and by the gminas of Alwernia, Babice, Libiąż and Trzebinia.

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Gmina Chrzanów, Lesser Poland Voivodeship
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