Gmina Świerklany

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.

Gmina Świerklany

Świerklany Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Świerklany
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Jankowice Rybnickie): 50°2′N 18°33′E / 50.033°N 18.550°E / 50.033; 18.550Coordinates: 50°2′N 18°33′E / 50.033°N 18.550°E / 50.033; 18.550
Country Poland
SeatJankowice Rybnickie
 • Total24.17 km2 (9.33 sq mi)
 • Total12,445
 • Density510/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").

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Świerklany is bordered by the towns of Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Rybnik and Żory, and by the gminas of Marklowice and Mszana.


  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial divison in 2019. As of 30th June". Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-03-19.