Martinov (Ostrava)

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Town hall of Martinov

Martinov (German: Martinau) is a village, now administrative district of the city of Ostrava, Moravian-Silesian Region in the Czech Republic.

The village was first mentioned in a written document in 1424 as Myrtynow and lies in the historical region of Silesia. Martinov has an agricultural character and has a population of 1,131. The village was administratively joined to Ostrava in July 1961, after that the large food-processing plant was constructed there.

Coat of arms of the village depicts Saint Martin of Tours.

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Coordinates: 49°51′16.62″N 18°10′50.81″E / 49.8546167°N 18.1807806°E / 49.8546167; 18.1807806