Paseka (Olomouc District)

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Paseka
Municipality
Flag of Paseka
Flag
Coat of arms of Paseka
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Paseka is located in Czech Republic
Paseka
Paseka
Coordinates: 49°48′6″N 17°13′33″E / 49.80167°N 17.22583°E / 49.80167; 17.22583Coordinates: 49°48′6″N 17°13′33″E / 49.80167°N 17.22583°E / 49.80167; 17.22583
Country  Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Olomouc
Area
 • Total 22.84 km2 (8.82 sq mi)
Elevation 568 m (1,864 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,280
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Postal code 783 86 až 783 97
Website http://www.obecpaseka.cz

Paseka is a village and municipality (obec) in Olomouc District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 22.84 square kilometres (8.82 sq mi), and has a population of 1,194 (as at 3 July 2006).

Paseka lies approximately 24 kilometres (15 mi) north of Olomouc and 204 km (127 mi) east of Prague.

Governance[edit]

Paseka

Original name Těchanov, in German Passek. By 31 December 2011 the village had 1289 people.

Karlov

In German Karlsdorf originally large independent village, located approx. 2.5 km northeast of Paseka. Only 4 people had permanent address registration in the village in 2001. 111 house numbers were registered in 2009.

Pasecký Žleb

In German Passekgrund originally small village, located approx. 2.5 km in direction Huzova. Only 8 house numbers were registered in 2009.

History[edit]

First written document mentioning the village dated 1317.

Attractions[edit]

  • Church of Holy Kunhuta, from the 13th century, rebuilt in the 17th century
  • Statue of St. John of Nepomuck from 1735, in front of the church
  • Specialized Pulmonary Hospital, opened in 1915, with large park open to public (direction Sovinec)
  • Arboretum, founded in 2008, open to public from April till October (direction Sovinec)
  • Waterfalls, cascading waterfall, approx. 5 m, can be found in valley stream of Teplicka on the road from Paseka to Huzova (just after the village)

References[edit]

HOSÁK, Ladislav. Historický místopis země Moravskoslezské. Praha : Academia, 2004. 1144 s. ISBN 80-200-1225-7. S. 478. Ministerstvo vnitra ČR. Adresy v České republice [online]. 2009-10-10, [cit. 2009-10-22]. Český statistický úřad. Sčítání lidu, domů a bytů 2001 [online]. 2003-10-10, [cit. 2003-10-10].