Trpín (Svitavy District)

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Trpín
Village
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Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Svitavy
Commune Polička
Parts Trpín, Hlásnice
Elevation 598 m (1,962 ft)
Coordinates 49°35′34″N 16°24′11″E / 49.59278°N 16.40306°E / 49.59278; 16.40306Coordinates: 49°35′34″N 16°24′11″E / 49.59278°N 16.40306°E / 49.59278; 16.40306
Area 12.48 km2 (4.82 sq mi)
Population 426 (2014-01-01)
Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
First mentioned 1349
Mayor Miloslav Tocháček
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 569 74 - 569 92
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Trpín (Svitavy District)
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.trpin.cz

Trpín is a village and municipality in the Svitavy District, in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic located about 17 km southeast of Polička. The population as of 2007 was 436.[1]

Parts of the municipality[edit]

History[edit]

First written mention of the village dates from 1349.

Sights[edit]

  • Church of St. Wenceslas

People from Trpín[edit]

  • professor Otakar Sedloň, academic painter, 30.8.1885 Trpín - 18.10.1973 Praha

Publications[edit]

  • Josef Krušina: Dějiny Trpína a okolí (1948)