Frýdek-Místek

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Coordinates: 49°41′8″N 18°21′2″E / 49.68556°N 18.35056°E / 49.68556; 18.35056
Frýdek-Místek
Town
Frydek-Mistek Czech Republic2.jpg
Místek town square
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
River Ostravice
Elevation 291 m (955 ft)
Coordinates 49°41′8″N 18°21′2″E / 49.68556°N 18.35056°E / 49.68556; 18.35056
Area 51.59 km2 (19.92 sq mi)
Population 59,416 (December 2006)
Density 1,152 / km2 (2,984 / sq mi)
First documented 1305
 - 2 towns merged 1943
Mayor Michal Pobucký
Postal code 738 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Wikimedia Commons: Frýdek-Místek
Website: www.frydekmistek.cz

Frýdek-Místek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈfriːdɛk ˈmiːstɛk], Polish: Frydek-Mistek; German: Friedeck-Mistek) is a city in Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It is the administrative centre of Frýdek-Místek District. It comprises two formerly independent towns, Frýdek and Místek, divided by the Ostravice River. Frýdek, east of the river, is a part of the historical region of Těšín Silesia. The Olešná Dam is an important recreational place on the south-western periphery of the town.

Winters are cold and cloudy; the days are short and snow precipitation is common. January's average temperature is about −5 °C (23 °F). Summers are usually warm, with plenty of rain. July's average temperature is about 18 °C (64 °F).

The highest temperature is: +35.9°C The lowest temperature is: -34.8°C

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bielsko-Biała - Partner Cities". © 2008 Urzędu Miejskiego w Bielsku-Białej. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 
  2. ^ Mysłowiceown Council (2011). "Mysłowice Partner Towns". myslowice.pl. Retrieved 17 May 2011. 

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