Lešná

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Lešná
Village
Lešná zámek.jpg
Lešná Castle
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Vsetín
Commune Valašské Meziříčí
Elevation 278 m (912 ft)
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
Area 22.32 km2 (8.62 sq mi)
Population 1,884
Density 84/km2 (218/sq mi)
First mentioned 1347
Mayor Jiří Šnajdar
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 756 41
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Lešná
Website: www.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.