Tršice

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Tršice
Municipality
Tršice is located in Czech Republic
Tršice
Tršice
Coordinates: 49°32′48″N 17°25′53″E / 49.54667°N 17.43139°E / 49.54667; 17.43139Coordinates: 49°32′48″N 17°25′53″E / 49.54667°N 17.43139°E / 49.54667; 17.43139
Country  Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Olomouc
Area
 • Total 25.04 km2 (9.67 sq mi)
Elevation 324 m (1,063 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,572
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Postal code 783 57
Website http://www.trsice.cz

Tršice is a village and municipality (obec) in Olomouc District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 25.04 square kilometres (9.67 sq mi), and has a population of 1,572 (as at 3 July 2006). Tršice lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Olomouc and 225 km (140 mi) east of Prague.

Many people in this village helped to hide a Jewish family each during World War II: six of them were given the honorific title of Righteous Among the Nations.

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