The commune of Nysa is located in the south-western part of the Opole Province and it is the largest commune in the Nysa District (the area of more than 217 km2).
Nysa is a rur-urban commune with almost 60,000 inhabitants.
Nysa is an important urban centre of Opolszczyzna, one of the four subregional centres (so called growth poles) of the Opole Province, which plays a leading role in the socio-economical development of the so-called Nysa subregion. The great asset of the commune is a convenient location at the crossing of important road and train routes which connect big economical centres of the Lower and Upper Silesia as well as the Polish-Czech borderland.
In 2010 the Nysa Commune decided to create the Regional Industrial Park in the region of the village councils of Radzikowice-Goświniowice. The area of 156,69 ha was integrated into the Nysa Subzone of the Wałbrzych Special Economic Zone "INVEST - PARK" Sp. z o.o. (LLC).
Nysa, which is known as "the Silesian Rome", is the oldest town in Silesia. There is a well preserved historical architecture including 12 churches with the Saints James and Agnes Basilica. "The fortress town" attracts with its fortifications which are gradually revitalized and are becoming local centres of socio-cultural life. There is a reservoir "Jezioro Nyskie" (Nysa Lake) near Nysa which is a nature refuge and a recreational place.