Gmina Łazy

Gmina Łazy
Łazy Commune

Coat of arms
Coordinates (Łazy): 50°26′N 19°24′E / 50.433°N 19.400°E / 50.433; 19.400Coordinates: 50°26′N 19°24′E / 50.433°N 19.400°E / 50.433; 19.400
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Zawiercie
Seat Łazy
  Total 132.56 km2 (51.18 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 15,990
  Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
  Urban 7,139
  Rural 8,851

Gmina Łazy is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Zawiercie County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Łazy, which lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of Zawiercie and 35 km (22 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice.

The gmina covers an area of 132.56 square kilometres (51.2 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 15,990 (out of which the population of Łazy amounts to 7,139, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 8,851).

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


Apart from the town of Łazy, Gmina Łazy contains the villages and settlements of Kądzielów, Kuźnica Masłońska, Rokitno Szlacheckie and Turza.

Neighbouring gminas

Gmina Łazy is bordered by the towns of Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poręba and Zawiercie, and by the gminas of Klucze, Ogrodzieniec and Siewierz.


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