|Elevation||238 m (781 ft)|
|Area||6.78 km2 (2.62 sq mi)|
|Density||278/km2 (720/sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||747 14|
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Markvartovice (German: Markersdorf) is a village in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. The area where it lies is called Hlučínsko and spreads from the Opava River to the border with Poland. It has 1,812 inhabitants (2006) and it is covering an area of 678 ha.
The first historic written note appeared in 1377 saying that the village was the property of the copse in the service of princes of Opava Hanuš and Mikuláš. During the following centuries the town was an important seat of Bzenec knights.
According to the Austrian census of 1910 the village had 455 inhabitants, 455 of whom had permanent residence there. Census asked people for their native language, 221 (48.6%) were German-speaking and 234 (51.4%) were Czech-speaking. Most populous religious group were Roman Catholics with 455 (100%).
The most significant monument of the town is an early baroque chapel from the second half of the 17th century.
- Ludwig Patryn (ed): Die Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1910 in Schlesien, Troppau 1912.
- (Czech) Official website
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