Zborov (Šumperk District)

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Zborov is located in Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°56′43″N 16°49′56″E / 49.94528°N 16.83222°E / 49.94528; 16.83222Coordinates: 49°56′43″N 16°49′56″E / 49.94528°N 16.83222°E / 49.94528; 16.83222
Country  Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Šumperk
 • Total 3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Elevation 474 m (1,555 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 225
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Postal code 789 01
Website http://zborov.zabrezsko.cz

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

The municipality covers an area of 3.15 square kilometres (1.22 sq mi), and has a population of 225 (as at 3 July 2006).

Zborov lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) west of Šumperk, 50 km (31 mi) north-west of Olomouc, and 174 km (108 mi) east of Prague. Háj peak is situated in the area which slope is used for skiing.


The name is derived from personal Slavic name Zbor,


A first note about the village comes from 1464 when the village was sold the house of Tunklové z Brníčka a na Zábřehu. During Nazi occupation, a group of Zborov citizens was imprisoned for Western radio listening.[citation needed]


In 1930, 391 people lived in the place, including 5 Sudeten Germans. Population in 2011 was 279 people.