Světlá Hora

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Světlá Hora
Municipality and village
St. Barbara church
St. Barbara church
Flag of Světlá Hora
Coat of arms of Světlá Hora
Coat of arms
Country  Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian Region
District Bruntál District
 • 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]


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