Krásná (Frýdek-Místek District)

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Krásná
Village
Coat of arms of Krásná
Coat of arms
Krásná (Frýdek-Místek District) is located in Czech Republic
Krásná (Frýdek-Místek District)
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°33′52″N 18°28′32″E / 49.56444°N 18.47556°E / 49.56444; 18.47556
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
First mentioned 1639
Government
 • Mayor Pavla Bohačíková
Area
 • Total 44.13 km2 (17.04 sq mi)
Elevation 520 m (1,710 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 660
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Postal code 739 04
Website http://www.obec-krasna.cz/

Krásná (German: Krasna, Polish: Krasna) is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It has a population of 660 (2006). Krásná lies in the Moravian-Silesian Beskids in the elevation of 520 m, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

History[edit]

The village was first mentioned in 1639 as Krasna.[1] It was then a part of the Friedek state country that was split from the Duchy of Teschen in 1573, which was a part of the Kingdom of Bohemia, since 1526 a part of the Habsburg Monarchy. After World War I and fall of Austria-Hungary it became a part of Czechoslovakia. In March 1939 it became a part of Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. After World War II it was restored to Czechoslovakia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mrózek, Robert (1984). Nazwy miejscowe dawnego Śląska Cieszyńskiego [Local names of former Cieszyn Silesia] (in Polish). Katowice: Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach. p. 100. ISSN 0208-6336. 

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Coordinates: 49°33′52″N 18°28′32″E / 49.56444°N 18.47556°E / 49.56444; 18.47556