Pražmo

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Pražmo
Village
John of Nepomuk Church
John of Nepomuk Church
Flag of Pražmo
Flag
Coat of arms of Pražmo
Coat of arms
Pražmo is located in Czech Republic
Pražmo
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°36′14″N 18°29′23″E / 49.60389°N 18.48972°E / 49.60389; 18.48972
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
Established 1777
Government
 • Mayor Marek Kaniok
Area
 • Total 3.55 km2 (1.37 sq mi)
Elevation 435 m (1,427 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 971
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Postal code 739 04
Website http://www.prazmo.cz/

Pražmo is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It has a population of 969 (2006). Pražmo lies in the Moravian-Silesian Beskids in the elevation of 435 m, on the Morávka River, in the historical region of Těšín Silesia.

History[edit]

The village was established in between Raškovice and Morávka in 1777 of the initiative of the owner of the Friedek state country, John Nepomuk of Praschma (Pražma), hence the name of the village.[1] The Friedeck state country 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. 146. ISSN 0208-6336. 

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Coordinates: 49°36′14″N 18°29′23″E / 49.60389°N 18.48972°E / 49.60389; 18.48972