Studénka

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Studénka
Town
New Castle
New Castle
Flag of Studénka
Flag
Coat of arms of Studénka
Coat of arms
Studénka is located in Czech Republic
Studénka
Studénka
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°43′N 18°4′E / 49.717°N 18.067°E / 49.717; 18.067Coordinates: 49°43′N 18°4′E / 49.717°N 18.067°E / 49.717; 18.067
CountryCzech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
DistrictNový Jičín
MunicipalityStudénka
Government
 • MayorLibor Slavík
Area
 • Total30.9 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Elevation
239 m (784 ft)
Population
(2006-07-03)
 • Total9,643
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
742 13
Websitewww.mesto-studenka.cz

Studénka (Czech pronunciation: [ˈstudɛːŋka]; German: Stauding) is a town of 9,643 residents in Nový Jičín District of the Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It is on the mainline railway between Kraków and Prague, and was the scene of the Studénka train disaster 2008 and Studénka train disaster 2015. The town is situated on both sides of the historical border between Moravia and Silesia. It became best known as the birthplace of František Tomášek.

Cadastral areas[edit]

  • Butovice (Botenwald) - formerly a Moravian village, during communism the area was exploited for the agricultural industry.
  • Nová Horka (Neuhübel) - in the Moravian part of the town
  • Studénka nad Odrou (Stauding) - in the Silesian part

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Climate[edit]

Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).[1]

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