Gmina Głubczyce is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Głubczyce County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the town of Głubczyce, which lies approximately 53 kilometres (33 mi) south of the regional capital Opole.

Gmina Głubczyce

Głubczyce Commune
Road in Zawiszyce
Road in Zawiszyce
Coat of arms of Gmina Głubczyce
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Głubczyce): 50°12′0″N 17°50′3″E / 50.20000°N 17.83417°E / 50.20000; 17.83417Coordinates: 50°12′0″N 17°50′3″E / 50.20000°N 17.83417°E / 50.20000; 17.83417
Country Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyGłubczyce
SeatGłubczyce
Area
 • Total294.33 km2 (113.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total23,997
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban
13,333
 • Rural
10,664
Websitehttp://www.glubczyce.pl

The gmina covers an area of 294.33 square kilometres (113.6 sq mi), and as of 2007 its total population is 23,997 (of which the population of Głubczyce is 13,333, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 10,664).

GeographyEdit

Gmina Głubczyce is located in the Głubczyce Hook (Polish: worek głubczycki) partly on the Głubczyce Plateau (Polish: Płaskowyż Głubczycki; a part of the Silesian Lowlands) and partly in the Opawskie Mountains (a part of the Eastern Sudeten). Gmina Głubczyce is located in the Oder River Basin (rivers: Cyna/Psina, Opawa, Opawica, Stradunia, Troja).

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Głubczyce is bordered by the gminas of Baborów, Branice, Głogówek, Kietrz and Pawłowiczki and by the Czech obeces of Krnov, Město Albrechtice, Slezské Rudoltice, Rusín, Bohušov and Osoblaha.

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