Terms used in official statistics

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Village mayor (mayor, and president of a city)


Single-person executive body of a gmina. Village mayor is the executive body of a rural gmina. The mayor is the executive body of a gmina in which the seat of government is located in the city that lies in the territory of a gmina. President of a city is the executive body in cities with more than 100 thousand residents. This also applies to cities in which, until the Act of 8 March 1990 on gmina local government entered into force, the president of a city was the executive-managing body.

  • Act of 8 March 1990 on Gmina Local Government
    Place of publication: (Dz.U. z 2020 r. poz. 713, z późn. zm.)

Contact person on methodology:
Teresa Kałuża-Jurczyńska