Gmina Zator

Gmina Zator
Zator Commune

Coat of arms
Coordinates (Zator): 49°59′47″N 19°26′17″E / 49.99639°N 19.43806°E / 49.99639; 19.43806Coordinates: 49°59′47″N 19°26′17″E / 49.99639°N 19.43806°E / 49.99639; 19.43806
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Oświęcim
Seat Zator
  Total 51.44 km2 (19.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 9,049
  Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
  Urban 3,726
  Rural 5,323

Gmina Zator is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Oświęcim County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the town of Zator, which lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) east of Oświęcim and 37 km (23 mi) west of the regional capital Kraków.

The gmina covers an area of 51.44 square kilometres (19.9 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 9,049 (out of which the population of Zator amounts to 3,726, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 5,323).


Apart from the town of Zator, Gmina Zator contains the villages and settlements of Graboszyce, Grodzisko, Laskowa, Łowiczki, Palczowice, Podolsze, Rudze, Smolice and Trzebieńczyce.

Neighbouring gminas

Gmina Zator is bordered by the gminas of Alwernia, Babice, Przeciszów, Spytkowice, Tomice and Wieprz.


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