Pilot Project

Nakło village in Gmina Lelów (Silesia)

Location

Gmina Lelów is a rural administrative district) Częstochowa County, Silesia in southern Poland. Its seat is the village of Lelów, which lies approximately 39 kilometres (24 mi) east of Częstochowa and 66 km (41 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice. Traditionally a farming area, the gmina covers an area of 120.81 square kilometres (46.6 sq mi), and has a population of about 5,000.

Farm facts: Gmina Lelów

  • Farmland represents 1,182 hectares or 49.4% of the total area
  • All farmers have simple tools and machines required
  • 49 farms with an area of 1-2 hectares, 32.3% of all farms
  • 72 farms with an area of 2-5 hectares, 47%, of all farms
  • 17 farms with an area of 5-7 hectares, 11.1% of all farms
  • 11 farms with an area of 7-10 hectares, 7.2% of all farms
  • 3 farms with an area of over 10 hectares, 2% of all farms
  • 66 farms with an area of 1 hectare or below
  • +/– 70% agricultural land developed
  • Crops currently grown: grain, potatoes, rapeseed, beets