Hrčava

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Hrčava
Village
Saints Cyril and Methodius Church
Saints Cyril and Methodius Church
Flag of Hrčava
Flag
Coat of arms of Hrčava
Coat of arms
Hrčava is located in Czech Republic
Hrčava
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°31′30″N 18°50′4″E / 49.52500°N 18.83444°E / 49.52500; 18.83444
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
Established 1920
Government
 • Mayor Peter Staňo
Area
 • Total 2.87 km2 (1.11 sq mi)
Elevation 594 m (1,949 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 255
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Postal code 739 98
Website Official website

About this sound Hrčava  (Polish: Herczawa , German: Hertschawa) is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It has 255 inhabitants (2006). It is the second easternmost village of the country (after Bukovec), lying near the borders with Poland and Slovakia. In 2001 census six people (2% of the inhabitants) declared Polish nationality and 96.7% declared Roman Catholic faith.[1]

It is situated on the foothills of the Silesian Beskids mountain range, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

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Coordinates: 49°31′30″N 18°50′4″E / 49.52500°N 18.83444°E / 49.52500; 18.83444