Gmina Walce

Gmina Walce
Gemeinde Walzen

Walce Commune

Coat of arms
Coordinates (Walce): 50°22′19″N 18°0′21″E / 50.37194°N 18.00583°E / 50.37194; 18.00583Coordinates: 50°22′19″N 18°0′21″E / 50.37194°N 18.00583°E / 50.37194; 18.00583
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Krapkowice
Seat Walce
  Total 69.29 km2 (26.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 5,976
  Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)

Gmina Walce, German Gemeinde Walzen is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Krapkowice County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. Its seat is the village of Walce (Walzen), which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south of Krapkowice and 34 km (21 mi) south of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 69.29 square kilometres (26.8 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 5,976. Since 2006 the commune, like much of the area, has been bilingual in German and Polish, a large German population remaining in the area after Silesia was partitioned to Poland.

Administrative divisions

The commune contains the villages and settlements of:

Neighbouring gminas

Gmina Walce is bordered by the gminas of Głogówek/Oberglogau, Krapkowice, Reńska Wieś/Reinschdorf and Zdzieszowice.


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