Gmina Lewin Brzeski

Gmina Lewin Brzeski is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Brzeg County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the town of Lewin Brzeski, which lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) south-east of Brzeg and 25 km (16 mi) north-west of the regional capital Opole.

Gmina Lewin Brzeski
Lewin Brzeski Commune
Flag of Gmina Lewin Brzeski
Coat of arms of Gmina Lewin Brzeski
Coordinates (Lewin Brzeski): 50°44′59″N 17°37′8″E / 50.74972°N 17.61889°E / 50.74972; 17.61889Coordinates: 50°44′59″N 17°37′8″E / 50.74972°N 17.61889°E / 50.74972; 17.61889
Country Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyBrzeg
SeatLewin Brzeski
Area
 • Total159.7 km2 (61.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total12,968
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban
5,736
 • Rural
7,232
Websitehttp://lewin-brzeski.pl
Lowin Brzeski Löwen rathaus

The gmina covers an area of 159.7 square kilometres (61.7 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 12,968.

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

VillagesEdit

Apart from the town of Lewin Brzeski, Gmina Lewin Brzeski contains the villages and settlements of Błażejowice, Borkowice, Buszyce, Chróścina, Golczowice, Jasiona, Kantorowice, Leśniczówka, Łosiów, Mikolin, Niwa, Nowa Wieś Mała, Oldrzyszowice, Piaski, Przecza, Ptakowice, Raski, Różyna, Sarny Małe, Skorogoszcz, Stroszowice, Strzelniki and Wronów.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Lewin Brzeski is bordered by the gminas of Dąbrowa, Niemodlin, Olszanka, Popielów and Skarbimierz.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Gmina Lewin Brzeski is twinned with:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure and vital statistics in Poland by territorial division in 2019. As of 30th June". stat.gov.pl. Statistics Poland. 2019-10-15. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  2. ^ "Współpraca z węgierską Gminą Szegvar". lewin-brzeski.pl (in Polish). Gmina Lewin Brzeski. Retrieved 2020-03-04.