Gmina Żukowo

Gmina Żukowo (Kashubian: Gmina Żukòwò) is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Kartuzy County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. Its seat is the town of Żukowo, which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) east of Kartuzy and 18 km (11 mi) west of the regional capital Gdańsk.

Gmina Żukowo
Gmina Żukòwò

Żukowo Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Żukowo Gmina Żukòwò
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Żukowo): 54°20′45″N 18°21′38″E / 54.34583°N 18.36056°E / 54.34583; 18.36056Coordinates: 54°20′45″N 18°21′38″E / 54.34583°N 18.36056°E / 54.34583; 18.36056
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyKartuzy
SeatŻukowo
Government
 • MayorWojciech Kankowski
Area
 • Total163.95 km2 (63.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total25,405
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
 • Urban
6,302
 • Rural
19,103
Websitehttp://www.zukowo.pl

The gmina covers an area of 163.95 square kilometres (63.3 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 25,405 (out of which the population of Żukowo amounts to 6,302, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 19,103).

VillagesEdit

Apart from the town of Żukowo, Gmina Żukowo contains the villages and settlements of Babi Dół, Banino, Barniewice, Borkowo, Borowiec, Chwaszczyno, Czaple, Elżbietowo, Glincz, Łapino Kartuskie, Leźno, Lniska, Małkowo, Miszewko, Miszewo, Niestępowo, Nowy Świat, Otomino, Pępowo, Piaski, Przyjaźń, Rębiechowo, Rutki, Skrzeszewo Żukowskie, Stara Piła, Sulmin, Tuchom, Widlino and Żukowo-Wieś.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Żukowo is bordered by the towns of Gdańsk and Gdynia, and by the gminas of Kartuzy, Kolbudy, Przodkowo, Przywidz, Somonino and Szemud.

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