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10 Interesting Facts About Havířov

Facts About Havířov

  • Havířov is a city in the Karviná District, Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic.
  • Havířov lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.
  • The first written mention of settlements in today’s Havířov area is from 1305. Bludovice was first mentioned in 1335 and Šumbark in 1438.
  • Havířov officially became a town in 1955.
  • Havířov was founded after World War II as a coal mining town.
  • The average elevation of Havířov is 260 m.
  • The city is made up of eight administrative parts: Havířov-Město, Havířov-Podlesí, Bludovice, Dolní Datyně, Dolní Suchá, Prostřední Suchá, Šumbark & Životice.
  • Havířov is twinned with Collegno, Italy; Harlow, England, United Kingdom; Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Poland; Mažeikiai, Lithuania; Omiš, Croatia; Paide, Estonia; Turčianske Teplice, Slovakia & Zagorje ob Savi, Slovenia.
  • The estimated population of Havířov is 72,146.
  • Notable people born in Havířov: Martin Mainer, Daniel Zítka, Jan Laštůvka, Dominik Graňák, Robert Mayer, Pavel Maslák, Kateřina Pauláthová, Kryštof & David Pastrňák.
Facts About Havířov
Facts About Havířov

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