Klimkovice

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Klimkovice
Town
Town square
Town square
Flag of Klimkovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Klimkovice
Coat of arms
Klimkovice is located in Czech Republic
Klimkovice
Klimkovice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°47′17″N 18°7′33″E / 49.78806°N 18.12583°E / 49.78806; 18.12583Coordinates: 49°47′17″N 18°7′33″E / 49.78806°N 18.12583°E / 49.78806; 18.12583
CountryCzech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
DistrictOstrava-City
First mentioned1373
Government
 • MayorJaroslav Varga
Area
 • Total1.423 km2 (0.549 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total4,468
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
742 83
Websitewww.mesto-klimkovice.cz

Klimkovice (German: Königsberg in Schlesien) is a town in Ostrava-City District, in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It has a population of around 4,500 inhabitants.

History[edit]

Klimkovice was first mentioned in 1373. In 1766 was in Klimkovice discovered presence of hard coal in the Moravian-Silesian Region.

According to the Austrian census of 1910 the town had 2,696 inhabitants, 2,677 of whom had permanent residence there. Census asked people for their native language, 2,442 (91.2%) were Czech-speaking and 227 (8.5%) were German-speaking. Most populous religious group were Roman Catholics with 2,653 (98.4%).[2]

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Klimkovice is twinned with:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ Ludwig Patryn (ed): Die Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1910 in Schlesien, Troppau 1912.
  3. ^ https://www.mesto-klimkovice.cz/mesto/partnerska-mesta/

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