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 Region
CapitalKarviná
Area
 • Total137.55 sq mi (356.24 km2)
Population
(2010)
 • TotalDecrease271,332
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

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, only in the first half of 2010 the decrease was 1688 people.

Municipalities[edit]

Albrechtice · Bohumín · Český Těšín · Dětmarovice · Dolní Lutyně · Doubrava · Havířov · Horní Bludovice · Horní Suchá · Chotěbuz · Karviná · Orlová · Petrovice u Karviné · Petřvald · Rychvald · Stonava · Těrlicko

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