Opava

city in the Czech Republic

Opava (German: Troppau, Polish: Opawa, Silesian: Uopawa) is a city in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It is the capital of the Opava District.

Opava
Horní Square with the city hall
Horní Square with the city hall
Flag of Opava
Flag
Coat of arms of Opava
Coat of arms
Opava is located in Czech Republic
Opava
Opava
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°56′17″N 17°54′16″E / 49.93806°N 17.90444°E / 49.93806; 17.90444Coordinates: 49°56′17″N 17°54′16″E / 49.93806°N 17.90444°E / 49.93806; 17.90444
Country Czech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
DistrictOpava
First mentioned1195
Area
 • Total90.57 km2 (34.97 sq mi)
Elevation
257 m (843 ft)
Population
 (2021-01-01)[1]
 • Total55,996
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
746 01
Websitewww.opava-city.cz

The city is on the river Opava and has about 56,000 inhabitants.

It was a historical capital of Czech Silesia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2021". Czech Statistical Office. 2021-04-30.

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