Rapotín

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Rapotín
Village
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Rapotín
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Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Šumperk
Commune Šumperk
River Desná
Elevation 345 m (1,132 ft)
Coordinates 50°00′9″N 17°00′56″E / 50.00250°N 17.01556°E / 50.00250; 17.01556Coordinates: 50°00′9″N 17°00′56″E / 50.00250°N 17.01556°E / 50.00250; 17.01556
Area 14.03 km2 (5.42 sq mi)
Population 3,129 (2006-07-03)
Density 223/km2 (578/sq mi)
First mentioned 1391
Mayor Vladimír Mikulec
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 788 13 - 788 14
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Rapotín
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.rapotin.cz

Rapotín (German: Reitendorf) is a village in northern Moravia, lying northeast of Šumperk in the Czech Republic. Its history dates back to 13th century. In the second half of the 17th century the area around the Desná River was where witch trials took place. There were also 7 women from Rapotín among the victims of the inquisition.

Its population is 3129 (3. 7. 2006).

Its local amenities include a primary school, a library, a volunteer fire station, a health centre, several pubs and shops.

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