Razová

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Razová
Village
Chapel in the village
Chapel in the village
Razová is located in Czech Republic
Razová
Razová
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°56′21″N 17°32′20″E / 49.93917°N 17.53889°E / 49.93917; 17.53889Coordinates: 49°56′21″N 17°32′20″E / 49.93917°N 17.53889°E / 49.93917; 17.53889
Country  Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian Region
District Bruntál District
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Razová (German: Raase) is a village in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It has 520 inhabitants and lies on the shore of Slezská Harta Dam.

History[edit]

Until 1918, Raase was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the Freundenthal (Bruntál) district, one of the 8 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Austrian Silesia.[1]

Austrian KK stamps, cancelled RAASE in 1895

A post-office was opened in 1870.

The village had 1,839 inhabitants according to the Austrian census of 1910. all of whom had permanent residence there. The self-identified native language was German with 1,830 or 99.5%. Most populous religious group were Roman Catholics with 1,829 (99.5%).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ Ludwig Patryn (ed): Die Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1910 in Schlesien, Troppau 1912.

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