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Gmina Branice

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Gmina Branice

Branice Commune
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Branice): 50°3′5″N 17°47′41″E / 50.05139°N 17.79472°E / 50.05139; 17.79472Coordinates: 50°3′5″N 17°47′41″E / 50.05139°N 17.79472°E / 50.05139; 17.79472
Country Poland
VoivodeshipOpole
CountyGłubczyce
SeatBranice
Area
 • Total121.87 km2 (47.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-06-30[1])
 • Total6,489
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Websitehttp://branice.pl

Gmina Branice is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Głubczyce County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, on the Czech border. Its seat is the village of Branice, which lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of Głubczyce and 69 km (43 mi) south of the regional capital Opole.

The gmina covers an area of 121.87 square kilometres (47.1 sq mi), and as of 2019 its total population is 6,489.

Geography

Gmina Branice is on the Głubczyce Plateau (Polish: Płaskowyż Głubczycki; a part of the Silesian Lowlands) and partly in the Opawskie Mountains (a part of the Eastern Sudeten). Gmina Branice is located in the Oder River Basin (rivers: Opawa, Troja).

Villages

Gmina Branice contains the villages and settlements of Bliszczyce, Boboluszki, Branice, Dzbańce, Dzbańce-Osiedle, Dzierżkowice, Gródczany, Jabłonka, Jakubowice, Jędrychowice, Lewice, Michałkowice, Niekazanice, Posucice, Turków, Uciechowice, Włodzienin, Wódka and Wysoka.

Neighbouring gminas

Gmina Branice is bordered by the gminas of Głubczyce and Kietrz. It also borders Czech Republic (towns of Krnov, Úvalno, Brumovice, Holasovice and Opava).

References

  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.
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