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Gmina Leśnica

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Gmina Leśnica
Gemeinde Leschnitz

Leśnica Commune
Nature and factory
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Coat of arms
Coordinates (Leśnica): 50°25′45″N 18°10′52″E / 50.42917°N 18.18111°E / 50.42917; 18.18111Coordinates: 50°25′45″N 18°10′52″E / 50.42917°N 18.18111°E / 50.42917; 18.18111
Country Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyStrzelce
SeatLeśnica
Area
 • Total94.63 km2 (36.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total7,569
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,556
 • Rural
5,013
Websitehttp://www.lesnica.pl

Gmina Leśnica, German Gemeinde Leschnitz is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Strzelce County, Opole Voivodeship, in Upper Silesia in Poland. Its seat is the town of Leśnica (Leschnitz), which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-west of Strzelce Opolskie and 32 km (20 mi) south-east of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 94.63 square kilometres (36.5 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 7,569. Since 2006 the commune, like much of the area, has been bilingual in German and Polish, a substantial German population remaining in the area after Silesia was given to Poland.

The gmina contains part of the protected area called Góra Świętej Anny Landscape Park.

Villages

The commune contains the towns and villages of:

Neighbouring districts

Gmina Leśnica is bordered by the town of Kędzierzyn-Koźle and by the communes of Strzelce Opolskie, Ujazd and Zdzieszowice.

Twin towns – sister cities

Gmina Leśnica is twinned with:[2]

Gallery

  • Bell tower in Łąki Kozielskie
    Bell tower in Łąki Kozielskie
  • Trees in Wysoka
    Trees in Wysoka
  • Railroad crossing
    Railroad crossing

References

  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. ^ "Miasta Partnerskie". lesnica.pl (in Polish). Gmina Leśnica. Retrieved 2020-03-06.
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