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10 Interesting Facts About Trinec

Facts About Trinec

  • Třinec is a statutory city in Frýdek-Místek District in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic.
  • The city is an important cultural centre of the Polish minority in Zaolzie, which makes up 13.9% of the population.
  • Třinec is notable for its steel plant, the Třinec Iron and Steel Works, the largest in the Czech Republic, which still has a major impact on the city, on its character, demographics, and air quality.
  • The name Třinec is of topographic origin, derived from the Polish word for reed.
  • Třinec is located in the Moravian-Silesian Region in the northeast of the Czech Republic, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.
  • The village of Třinec was probably founded in the second half of the 14th century. The first written mention is from 1444.
  • Although the majority of the city’s population speak Czech, a large number speaks in a Cieszyn Silesian dialect, a mixture of Czech, Polish, and German. The dialect is very specific to the whole region of Cieszyn Silesia.
  • The estimated population of Trinec is 35,224.
  • The elevation is approximately 300 m (984.25 ft) above sea level.
  • Třinec is twinned with Bielsko-Biała, Poland & Žilina, Slovakia.

 

Facts About Trinec
Facts About Trinec

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