Otrokovice

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Coordinates: 49°12′N 17°32′E / 49.200°N 17.533°E / 49.200; 17.533
Otrokovice
Town
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Country Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Zlín
Commune Otrokovice
Rivers Morava, Dřevnice
Elevation 190 m (623 ft)
Coordinates 49°12′N 17°32′E / 49.200°N 17.533°E / 49.200; 17.533
Area 19.61 km2 (7.57 sq mi)
Population 18,748
Density 956 / km2 (2,476 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1141
Mayor Radoslava Matuszková
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 765 02
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Otrokovice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.otrokovice.cz

Otrokovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈotrokovɪtsɛ]; German: Otrokowitz) is a town in the Zlín Region, Czech Republic. It is located in a hilly country town centrally located in a region called Moravia and is located on the Morava river. The approximate population in 1967 was 20,000 people. A large shoe factory founded by Tomáš Baťa provided work for many.

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