Gmina Police

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Gmina Police
Police Commune
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Coordinates(Police): 53°32′N14°34′E / 53.533°N 14.567°E / 53.533; 14.567 Coordinates: 53°32′N14°34′E / 53.533°N 14.567°E / 53.533; 14.567
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Police
Seat Police
Area
  Total 251.42 km2 (97.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
  Total 41,417
  Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
   Urban 34,284
  Rural 7,133
Website http://www.police.pl/

Gmina Police is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, on the German border. Its seat is the town of Police, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of the regional capital Szczecin.

Gmina administrative division of Poland

The gmina is the principal unit of the administrative division of Poland, similar to a municipality. As of 2010 there were 2,478 gminy throughout the country. The word gmina derives from the German word Gemeinde, meaning "community".

Police County County in West Pomeranian, Poland

Police County is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in West Pomeranian Voivodeship, north-western Poland, on the Polish-German border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Police, which lies 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of the regional capital Szczecin. The only other town in the county is Nowe Warpno, lying 29 km (18 mi) north-west of Police.

West Pomeranian Voivodeship Voivodeship in Poland

West Pomeranian Voivodeship or West Pomerania Province, is a voivodeship (province) in northwestern Poland. It borders on Pomeranian Voivodeship to the east, Greater Poland Voivodeship to the southeast, Lubusz Voivodeship to the south, the German federal-states of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Brandenburg to the west, and the Baltic Sea to the north. Its capital and largest city is Szczecin.

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The gmina covers an area of 251.42 square kilometres (97.1 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 41,417 (out of which the population of Police amounts to 34,284, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 7,133).

Villages

Apart from the town of Police, Gmina Police contains the villages and settlements of Bartoszewo, Dębostrów, Dobieszczyn, Drogoradz, Gunice, Karpin, Leśno Górne, Mazańczyce, Niekłończyca, Nowa Jasienica, Pienice, Pilchowo, Podbrzezie, Poddymin, Przęsocin, Siedlice, Sierakowo, Stare Leśno, Stary Dębostrów, Tanowo, Tatynia, Trzebież, Trzeszczyn, Turznica, Uniemyśl, Węgornik, Wieńkowo, Witorza, Zalesie and Żółtew.

Bartoszewo, West Pomeranian Voivodeship Village in West Pomeranian, Poland

Bartoszewo is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Police, within Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, close to the German border. It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of Police and 15 km (9 mi) north-west of the regional capital Szczecin.

Dębostrów Village in West Pomeranian, Poland

Dębostrów is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Police, within Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, close to the German border. It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north of Police and 22 km (14 mi) north of the regional capital Szczecin.

Dobieszczyn Settlement in West Pomeranian, Poland

Dobieszczyn is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Police, within Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, close to the German border. It lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) north-west of Police and 27 km (17 mi) north-west of the regional capital Szczecin.

Neighbouring gminas

Gmina Police is bordered by the city of Szczecin and by the gminas of Dobra, Goleniów, Nowe Warpno and Stepnica. It also borders Germany.

Szczecin Place in West Pomeranian, Poland

Szczecin is the capital and largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. Located near the Baltic Sea and the German border, it is a major seaport and Poland's seventh-largest city. As of June 2018, the population was 403,274.

Gmina Dobra is a rural gmina in Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, on the German border. Its seat is the village of Dobra, which lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) south-west of Police and 16 km (10 mi) north-west of the regional capital Szczecin.

Gmina Goleniów is an urban-rural gmina in Goleniów County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland. Its seat is the town of Goleniów, which lies approximately 22 kilometres (14 mi) north-east of the regional capital Szczecin.

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Gmina Nowe Warpno is an urban-rural gmina in Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, on the German border. Its seat is the town of Nowe Warpno, which lies approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi) north-west of Police and 40 km (25 mi) north-west of the regional capital Szczecin.

Leśno Górne Village in West Pomeranian, Poland

Leśno Górne is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Police, within Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, close to the German border. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south-west of Police and 12 km (7 mi) north-west of the regional capital Szczecin.

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