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10 Interesting Facts About Karvina

Facts About Karvina

  • Karviná lies on the Olza River in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia and is one of the most important coal mining centres in the Czech Republic.
  • Karviná is a city in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic.
  • The estimated population of Karviná is 53,209.
  • Karvina gained its city rights in 1923.
  • Karviná is made up of nine city parts and villages: Doly, Fryštát, Hranice, Lázně Darkov, Louky, Mizerov, Nové Město, Ráj & Staré Město.
  • Karviná is twinned with Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Poland; Jaworzno, Poland; Kaili, China; Rybnik, Poland & Wodzisław Śląski, Poland.
  • In 1948 Karviná, Fryštát, and the surrounding villages of Darkov, Ráj, and Staré Město were merged into one city named Karviná.
  • The coat of arms of Fryštát was chosen as the coat of arms of Karviná and Fryštát became the historical centre of this industrial city.
  • The average elevation of Karvina is 221 m.
  • Karvina Longitude: 18.4633877 & Latitude: 49.8409679.
Facts About Karvina
Facts About Karvina

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