Petrov nad Desnou

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Petrov nad Desnou
Petrov nad Desnou is located in Czech Republic
Petrov nad Desnou
Petrov nad Desnou
Coordinates: 50°0′24″N 17°2′33″E / 50.00667°N 17.04250°E / 50.00667; 17.04250Coordinates: 50°0′24″N 17°2′33″E / 50.00667°N 17.04250°E / 50.00667; 17.04250
Country  Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Šumperk
 • Total 12.20 km2 (4.71 sq mi)
Elevation 365 m (1,198 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,242
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Postal code 788 14 to 788 16

Petrov nad Desnou (German: Petersdorf an der Tess) is a village and municipality (obec) in Šumperk District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 12.20 square kilometres (4.71 sq mi), and has a population of 1,242 (as at 1 January 2010).

Petrov nad Desnou lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-east of Šumperk, 48 km (30 mi) north-west of Olomouc, and 189 km (117 mi) east of Prague.

From 1980 to 2009 the village was part of the municipality Sobotín. 1 January 2010 from the municipality Sobotín separated new municipality Petrov nad Desnou, including the village of Petrov nad Desnou and settlement Terezin.