Štramberk

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Štramberk
Town
Štramberk (CZE) - general view of the town.jpg
General view of the town from Šipka Cave
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Nový Jičín
Commune Kopřivnice
Elevation 415 m (1,362 ft)
Coordinates 49°35′31″N 18°7′3″E / 49.59194°N 18.11750°E / 49.59194; 18.11750Coordinates: 49°35′31″N 18°7′3″E / 49.59194°N 18.11750°E / 49.59194; 18.11750
Area 9.33 km2 (3.60 sq mi)
Population 3,364 (2005)
Density 361/km2 (935/sq mi)
First mentioned 1211
 - Town status granted 1359-12-04
Mayor David Plandor, MEng.
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 742 66
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Wikimedia Commons: Štramberk
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.stramberk.cz

Štramberk (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʃtrambɛrk]; German: Stramberg) is a small town in the Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic, next to Kopřivnice. It lies on the slope of a forested lime hill, dominated by the Trúba castle tower. Because of the town's location, its many historical buildings and a unique collection of timbered houses from the 18th and 19th centuries, the town has been declared a municipal reserve and is nicknamed the Moravian Betlehem. Nearby there is the Šipka Cave where Neanderthal child bone remnants were found.

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Cycling[edit]

Every year, the city hosts the finish of the first stage of the Gracia-Orlová. ( 2012 and 2013 Gracia-Orlová ).

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