Šumperk District

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Šumperk District

Okres Šumperk
Town square of Mohelnice
Town square of Mohelnice
District location in the Olomouc Region within the Czech Republic
District location in the Olomouc Region within the Czech Republic
CountryCzech Republic
RegionOlomouc
CapitalŠumperk
Area
 • Total1,313.06 km2 (506.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total120,711
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities78
* Towns8
* Market towns0
* Villages70

Šumperk District (Czech: okres Šumperk) is a district (okres) within the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic Its administrative centre is the town of Šumperk.

Šumperk District shares border with the districts of Olomouc (to the south), Svitavy District (to the south-west), Ústí nad Orlicí District (to the north-west), Polish Kłodzko County (to the north), Jeseník District (to the north-east) and Bruntál District (to the east).

Officially recognized subregions - Šumperk Region (Šumpersko), Zábřeh Region (Zábřežsko) and Mohelnice Region (Mohelnicko)

Geography[edit]

Šumperk District is a part of Moravia, except an area around Malá Morava village and Štíty town, which belong to Bohemia. The highest point is the Praděd mountain (1492 meters) situated on a north, the lowest point is a floodplain of Morava river (339 meters) south of Loštice town.

District's surface is mostly mountainous and hilly. Wide lowland of Mohelnická brázda depression is situated in the center and most population lives there.

Demography[edit]

According to 2011 census, Šumperk District had 126 567 inhabitants.[2]. The district has currently around 120,000 inhabitants. Most populated towns are Šumperk, Zábřeh and Mohelnice.

Nationalities[edit]

Citizenships[edit]

Confessions[edit]

  • believer 35,1%
  • atheist 56,1%
  • no data 8,8%
Šumperk District's physical map

Geology[edit]

Most rocks are metamorphic and igneous. The district has several deposits of minerals.

Area – mineral

Complete list of municipalities[edit]

Bludov - Bohdíkov - Bohuslavice - Bohutín - Branná - Bratrušov - Brníčko - Bušín - Chromeč - Dlouhomilov - Dolní Studénky - Drozdov - Dubicko - Hanušovice - Horní Studénky - Hoštejn - Hraběšice - Hrabišín - Hrabová - Hynčina - Jakubovice - Janoušov - Jedlí - Jestřebí - Jindřichov - Kamenná - Klopina - Kolšov - Kopřivná - Kosov - Krchleby - Lesnice - Leština - Libina - Líšnice - Loštice - Loučná nad Desnou - Lukavice - Malá Morava - Maletín - Mírov - Mohelnice - Moravičany - Nemile - Nový Malín - Olšany - Oskava - Palonín - Pavlov - Petrov nad Desnou - Písařov - Police - Postřelmov - Postřelmůvek - Rájec - Rapotín - Rejchartice - Rohle - Rovensko - Ruda nad Moravou - Šléglov - Sobotín - Staré Město - Stavenice - Štíty - Sudkov - Šumperk - Svébohov - Třeština - Úsov - Velké Losiny - Vernířovice - Vikantice - Vikýřovice - Vyšehoří - Zábřeh - Zborov - Zvole

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ "Character of Šumperk district". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 28 September 2012.

Coordinates: 49°57′56″N 16°58′12″E / 49.96556°N 16.97000°E / 49.96556; 16.97000