Gmina Świerklaniec

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Gmina Świerklaniec
Świerklaniec Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Świerklaniec
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Świerklaniec): 50°26′N 18°57′E / 50.433°N 18.950°E / 50.433; 18.950Coordinates: 50°26′N 18°57′E / 50.433°N 18.950°E / 50.433; 18.950
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Tarnowskie Góry
Seat Świerklaniec
 • Total 44.26 km2 (17.09 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 11,556
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)

Gmina Świerklaniec is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Tarnowskie Góry County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Świerklaniec, which lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) east of Tarnowskie Góry and 21 km (13 mi) north of the regional capital Katowice.

The gmina covers an area of 44.26 square kilometres (17.1 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 10,984.


Gmina Świerklaniec contains the villages and settlements of Nakło, Nowe Chechło, Orzech, Świerklaniec and Wymysłów.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Świerklaniec is bordered by the towns of Miasteczko Śląskie, Piekary Śląskie, Radzionków and Tarnowskie Góry, and by the gminas of Bobrowniki and Ożarowice.