Hradec nad Moravicí

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Hradec nad Moravicí
Town
Hradec nad Morawicą - Czerwony Zamek 01.jpg
Red Castle
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Opava
Commune Opava
River Moravice
Elevation 264 m (866 ft)
Coordinates 49°51′39″N 17°52′16″E / 49.86083°N 17.87111°E / 49.86083; 17.87111Coordinates: 49°51′39″N 17°52′16″E / 49.86083°N 17.87111°E / 49.86083; 17.87111
Area 44 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population 5,470 (2012)
Density 124 / km2 (321 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1066
Mayor Karel Valušek
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 747 41 - 747 84
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Wikimedia Commons: Hradec nad Moravicí
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.muhradec.cz

Hradec nad Moravicí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦradɛts ˈnadmoravɪtsiː]; German: Grätz) is a town in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic located about 8 km south of Opava. It had about 5,150 inhabitants in 2006. The town is dominated by a castle complex.

According to the 1910 Austrian census, the town had 329 inhabitants, 314 of whom had permanent residence there. The census asked people for their native language: 169 (53.8%) were German-speaking and 144 (45.9%) were Czech-speaking. The largest religious group was Roman Catholics with 327 (99.4%).[1]

The town features regular concerts and an annual music competition.[2]

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ludwig Patryn (ed): Die Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1910 in Schlesien, Troppau 1912.
  2. ^ Macy, Laura (ed.). "Hradec nad Moravicí". Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press.  (subscription required)

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