Karviná District

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Karviná District

Okres Karviná
Town square in Karviná-Fryštát
Town square in Karviná-Fryštát
District location in the Moravian-Silesian Region within the Czech Republic
District location in the Moravian-Silesian Region within the Czech Republic
Country Czech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
CapitalKarviná
Area
 • Total356.24 km2 (137.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total247,887
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities17
* Cities and towns7
* Market towns0
* Villages10

Karviná District (Czech: okres Karviná, Polish: powiat Karwina) is a district (okres) within the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. Its administrative center is the city of Karviná. It was created by 1960 reform of administrative divisions in the area of former Fryštát District. Karviná District is part of Czech Silesia.

The Karviná District is facing a fast population decline. The population decrease between 2010 and 2019 was 23,445 people (8,6 %).

Complete list of municipalities[edit]

AlbrechticeBohumínČeský TěšínChotěbuzDětmaroviceDolní LutyněDoubravaHavířovHorní BludoviceHorní SucháKarvináOrlováPetrovice u KarvinéPetřvaldRychvaldStonavaTěrlicko

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.

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Coordinates: 49°51′15″N 18°32′34″E / 49.85417°N 18.54278°E / 49.85417; 18.54278