Světlá Hora

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Světlá Hora
Municipality and village
St. Barbara church
St. Barbara church
Flag of Světlá Hora
Flag
Coat of arms of Světlá Hora
Coat of arms
Country  Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian Region
District Bruntál District
Area
 • Total 16.59 sq mi (42.97 km2)
Elevation 1,886 ft (575 m)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,471
 • Density 89/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Světlá Hora is a village and municipality in Bruntál District in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic.

The town of Světlá was the location of the Lichtewerden labor camp, established on 11 November 1944 as a subcamp of Auschwitz III-Monowitz.[1]

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Czech Wikipedia.
  1. ^ United States Holocaust Memorial Museum,Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, 1:263. Bloomington:Indiana University Press (2009)


Coordinates: 50°03′11″N 17°22′53″E / 50.0531°N 17.3814°E / 50.0531; 17.3814