Gmina Ogrodzieniec

Gmina Ogrodzieniec
Ogrodzieniec Commune

Coat of arms
Coordinates (Ogrodzieniec): 50°27′N 19°31′E / 50.450°N 19.517°E / 50.450; 19.517Coordinates: 50°27′N 19°31′E / 50.450°N 19.517°E / 50.450; 19.517
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Zawiercie
Seat Ogrodzieniec
  Total 85.69 km2 (33.09 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 9,519
  Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
  Urban 4,465
  Rural 5,054

Gmina Ogrodzieniec is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Zawiercie County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Ogrodzieniec, which lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south-east of Zawiercie and 43 km (27 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice.

The gmina covers an area of 85.69 square kilometres (33.1 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 9,519 (out of which the population of Ogrodzieniec amounts to 4,465, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 5,054).

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


Apart from the town of Ogrodzieniec, Gmina Ogrodzieniec contains the villages and settlements of Fugasówka, Giebło, Giebło-Kolonia, Gulzów, Kiełkowice, Markowizna, Mokrus, Podzamcze, Ryczów, Ryczów-Kolonia, Śrubarnia and Żelazko.

Neighbouring gminas

Gmina Ogrodzieniec is bordered by the town of Zawiercie and by the gminas of Klucze, Kroczyce, Łazy and Pilica.


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