Šumperk District

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Šumperk District
Okres Šumperk
District
Šumperk town
Šumperk town
District location in the Olomouc Region within the Czech Republic
District location in the Olomouc Region within the Czech Republic
Country  Czech Republic
Region Olomouc Region
Capital Šumperk
Area
 • Total 506.98 sq mi (1,313.06 km2)
Population (2007)
 • Total 124,745
 • Density 250/sq mi (95/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Šumperk District (Czech: Okres Šumperk) is a district (okres) within the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic with a population of 123 890. It covers area of 1313,06 km². Its administrative centre is the town of Šumperk.

Šumperk District shares border with the districts of Olomouc (to the south), Svitavy District (to the south-west), Ústí nad Orlicí District (to the north-west), Polish Kłodzko County (to the north), Jeseník District (to the north-east) and Bruntál District (to the east).

Geography[edit]

Šumperk District's physical map.
Officially recognized subregions - Šumperk Region (Šumpersko), Zábřeh Region (Zábřežsko) and Mohelnice Region

(Mohelnicko)

Šumperk District is part of Moravia except an area around Malá Morava village and Štíty town witch belongs to Bohemia. The highest point is The Praděd mountain (1492 meters) situated on a north, the lowest point is a floodplain of Morava river (339 meters) south of Loštice town.

District's surface is mostly mountainous and hilly. Wide lowland of Mohelnická brázda depression is situated in the center and most population lives there.

Demography[edit]

126 567 people[1] live here in 2011. Most populated towns are Šumperk, Zábřeh and Mohelnice.

Nationalities[edit]

Citizenships[edit]

Confessions[edit]

  • believer 35,1%
  • atheist 56,1%
  • no data 8,8%

Geology[edit]

Most rocks are metamorphic and igneous. The District has several deposits of minerals.

Area – mineral

Complete list of municipalities[edit]

Bludov - Bohdíkov - Bohuslavice - Bohutín - Branná - Bratrušov - Brníčko - Bušín - Dlouhomilov - Dolní Studénky - Drozdov - Dubicko - Hanušovice - Horní Studénky - Hoštejn - Hraběšice - Hrabišín - Hrabová - Hynčina - Chromeč - Jakubovice - Janoušov - Jedlí - Jestřebí - Jindřichov - Kamenná - Klopina - Kolšov - Kopřivná - Kosov - Krchleby - Lesnice - Leština - Libina - Líšnice - Loštice - Loučná nad Desnou - Lukavice - Malá Morava - Maletín - Mírov - Mohelnice - Moravičany - Nemile - Nový Malín - Olšany - Oskava - Palonín - Pavlov - Petrov nad Desnou - Písařov - Police - Postřelmov - Postřelmůvek - Rájec - Rapotín - Rejchartice - Rohle - Rovensko - Ruda nad Moravou - Sobotín - Staré Město - Stavenice - Sudkov - Svébohov - Šléglov - Štíty - Šumperk - Třeština - Úsov - Velké Losiny - Vernířovice - Vikantice - Vikýřovice - Vyšehoří - Zábřeh - Zborov - Zvole

References[edit]

  1. ^ Czech statistical office, Czech statistical office. "Czech statistical office". Character of Šumperk district. Czech statistical office. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 

Coordinates: 49°57′56″N 16°58′12″E / 49.96556°N 16.97000°E / 49.96556; 16.97000