Libina

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Libina
Municipality
Skyline of Libina
Coat of arms of Libina
Coat of arms
Libina is located in Czech Republic
Libina
Libina
Coordinates: 49°53′1″N 17°4′50″E / 49.88361°N 17.08056°E / 49.88361; 17.08056Coordinates: 49°53′1″N 17°4′50″E / 49.88361°N 17.08056°E / 49.88361; 17.08056
Country  Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Šumperk
Area
 • Total 27.26 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
Elevation 269 m (883 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,465
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Postal code 788 05
Website http://www.ou-libina.cz

Libina (German: Liebau) is a village and municipality (obec) in Šumperk District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 27.26 square kilometres (10.53 sq mi), and has a population of 3,465 (as at 3 July 2006).

Libina lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) south-east of Šumperk, 35 km (22 mi) north of Olomouc, and 192 km (119 mi) east of Prague.

The village is eight km long and is located at the foot of the Jeseníky Mountains. It is divided into three administrative parts: Dolní Libina, Horní Libina and Obědné.

The village existed more than six centuries ago and was first mentioned in 1344. The monuments of the village include the chapel in Dolní Libina part, St. George’s Church or new renaissance building of Langer’s villa.

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