Dolní Domaslavice

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Dolní Domaslavice
Village
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Dolní Domaslavice is located in Czech Republic
Dolní Domaslavice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°42′57″N 18°29′14″E / 49.71583°N 18.48722°E / 49.71583; 18.48722
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
First mentioned 1305
Government
 • Mayor Pavel Postůvka
Area
 • Total 7.36 km2 (2.84 sq mi)
Elevation 345 m (1,132 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,055
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal code 739 38
Website http://www.ddomaslavice.cz/

Dolní Domaslavice (Polish: Domasłowice Dolne, German: Nieder Domaslowitz) is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. In 2006, it had a population of 1,055. It lies on the shore of Žermanice Dam, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in a Latin document of Diocese of Wrocław called Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis from around 1305 as item in Domaslawitz utroque.[1][2][3] It meant that there were two villages of that name (utroque meaning both in Latin), the other being Horní Domaslavice.

Politically the village belonged initially to the Duchy of Teschen, formed in 1290 in the process of feudal fragmentation of Poland and was ruled by a local branch of Piast dynasty. In 1327 the duchy became a fee of Kingdom of Bohemia, which after 1526 became part of the Habsburg Monarchy.

After World War I, fall of Austria-Hungary, Polish–Czechoslovak War and the division of Cieszyn Silesia in 1920, it became a part of Czechoslovakia. Following the Munich Agreement, in October 1938 together with the Zaolzie region it was annexed by Poland, administratively adjoined to Cieszyn County of Silesian Voivodeship.[4] It was then annexed by Nazi Germany at the beginning of World War II. After the war it was restored to Czechoslovakia.

The construction of Žermanice Dam on Lučina River in years 1951-1958 led to a partial flooding of Dolní Domaslavice and extraction of the eastern territory of the village to form a new municipality of Lučina in 1956.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Panic, Idzi (2010). Śląsk Cieszyński w średniowieczu (do 1528) [Cieszyn Silesia in Middle Ages (until 1528)] (in Polish). Cieszyn: Starostwo Powiatowe w Cieszynie. p. 297-299. ISBN 978-83-926929-3-5. 
  2. ^ Schulte, Wilhelm (1889). Codex Diplomaticus Silesiae T.14 Liber Fundationis Episcopatus Vratislaviensis (in German). Breslau. 
  3. ^ "Liber fundationis episcopatus Vratislaviensis" (in Latin). Retrieved 13 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ustawa z dnia 27 października 1938 r. o podziale administracyjnym i tymczasowej organizacji administracji na obszarze Ziem Odzyskanych Śląska Cieszyńskiego". Dziennik Ustaw Śląskich (in Polish) (Katowice). nr 18/1938, poz. 35. 31 September 1938. Retrieved 1 July 2014. 

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Coordinates: 49°42′57″N 18°29′14″E / 49.71583°N 18.48722°E / 49.71583; 18.48722