Karviná

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Karviná

Karwina
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Karviná is located in Czech Republic
Karviná
Karviná
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°51′15″N 18°32′34″E / 49.85417°N 18.54278°E / 49.85417; 18.54278Coordinates: 49°51′15″N 18°32′34″E / 49.85417°N 18.54278°E / 49.85417; 18.54278
Country Czech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
DistrictKarviná
First mentioned1268
Town rights1923
Government
 • MayorJan Wolf (ČSSD)
Area
 • Total57.52 km2 (22.21 sq mi)
Elevation
221 m (725 ft)
Population
 (2021-01-01)[1]
 • Total50,902
 • Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal codes
733 01, 733 24, 735 06, 734 01
Websitewww.karvina.cz

Karviná (Polish: Karwina; German: Karwin) is a city in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It is the capital of the Karviná District.

The city is on the Olza River and has about 51,000 inhabitants.

Twin towns – sister cities[change | change source]

Karviná is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2021". Czech Statistical Office. 2021-04-30.

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