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Chapel in the village
Chapel in the village
Razová is located in Czech Republic
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.


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]


  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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