Gmina Świerklany is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Rybnik County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Jankowice Rybnickie, which lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of Rybnik and 41 km (25 mi) south-west of the regional capital Katowice. Until 1999 its seat was Świerklany Górne.
|Coordinates (Jankowice Rybnickie): Coordinates:|
|• Total||24.17 km2 (9.33 sq mi)|
|• Density||510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
The gmina covers an area of 24.17 square kilometres (9.33 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 12,445.
Gmina Świerklany contains the villages and settlements of Jankowice Rybnickie, Michałkowice (part of Jankowice Rybnickie), Świerklany Dolne ("Lower Świerklany") and Świerklany Górne ("Upper Świerklany").
- "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 2020-03-19.