Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki

Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki, German Gemeinde Groß Döbern is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Opole County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the village of Dobrzeń Wielki, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) north-west of the regional capital Opole.

Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki
Gemeinde Groß Döbern
Dobrzeń Wielki Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki Gemeinde Groß Döbern
Coordinates (Dobrzeń Wielki): 50°46′N 17°52′E / 50.767°N 17.867°E / 50.767; 17.867Coordinates: 50°46′N 17°52′E / 50.767°N 17.867°E / 50.767; 17.867
Country Poland
SeatDobrzeń Wielki
 • Total91.42 km2 (35.30 sq mi)
 • Total9,457
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)

The gmina covers an area of 91.42 square kilometres (35.3 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 9,457. Since 2009 the commune, like much of the surrounding area, has been a bilingual commune in German and Polish.

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


Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki contains the villages and settlements of: Dobrzeń Wielki, Borki, Brzezie, Chróścice, Czarnowąsy, Dobrzeń Mały, Krzanowice, Kup, Świerkle.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki is bordered by the city of Opole and by the gminas of Dąbrowa, Łubniany, Murów, Pokój and Popielów.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki is twinned with:[2]


  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  2. ^ "Współpraca zagraniczna". (in Polish). Gmina Dobrzeń Wielki. Retrieved 2020-03-09.