Lešná

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Lešná
Village
Lešná Castle
Lešná Castle
Flag of Lešná
Flag
Coat of arms of Lešná
Coat of arms
Lešná is located in Czech Republic
Lešná
Lešná
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°31′14″N 17°55′48″E / 49.52056°N 17.93000°E / 49.52056; 17.93000Coordinates: 49°31′14″N 17°55′48″E / 49.52056°N 17.93000°E / 49.52056; 17.93000
CountryCzech Republic
RegionZlín
DistrictVsetín
First mentioned1347
Government
 • MayorJiří Šnajdar
Area
 • Total22.32 km2 (8.62 sq mi)
Elevation
278 m (912 ft)
Population
 • Total1,884
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
756 41
Websitewww.lesna.zde.cz

Lešná is a village in the Vsetín District, northwest of Valašské Meziříčí, Czech Republic.

History[edit]

The first written report of the village can be found in the Moravian municipal records from 1355.

Buildings in Lešná[edit]

The rich history of the village includes the castle built in the first half of the 18th century in the place of the medieval fort. In the mansion premises there is an English park which has an extent of 7.26 hectares. In the park there are rare plants and evergreen woody species. The Archangel Michael Church is the oldest building in the village and was built in the baroque style in 1635.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Lešná at Wikimedia Commons