Hradec nad Moravicí
|Hradec nad Moravicí|
|Elevation||264 m (866 ft)|
|Area||44 km2 (17 sq mi)|
|Density||124/km2 (321/sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||747 41 - 747 84|
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Hradec nad Moravicí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦradɛts ˈnadmoravɪtsiː]; German: Grätz) is a town in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic about 8 kilometres (5 mi) 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%).
The town features regular concerts and an annual music competition.
- Ludwig Patryn (ed): Die Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1910 in Schlesien, Troppau 1912.
- "Hradec nad Moravicí". In L. Root, Deane. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. (subscription required)
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