Moravia

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Moravian Coat of Arms
Historical Flag of Moravia[1][2]
Moravia in relation to the current regions of the Czech Republic

Moravia (Czech and Slovak: Morava) is a historical region in the eastern part of the Czech Republic. It takes its name from the Morava River which flows from the north to the south of the land.

Together with Bohemia in the West and Silesia in the North, Moravia makes historical-political region called Czech Lands. Today, Moravia, Bohemia and part of Silesia make up the current Czech Republic.

Important cities today are Brno, Olomouc and Zlín.

References[change | change source]

  1. Svoboda, Zbyšek (2013). "Odborné vexilologické stanovisko k moravské vlajce". Vexilologie. Zpravodaj České vexilologické společnosti, o.s. č. 169 : 3319, 3320Brno: Česká vexilologická společnost. 
  2. Pícha, František (2013). "Znaky a prapory v kronice Ottokara Štýrského". Vexilologie. Zpravodaj České vexilologické společnosti, o.s. č. 169 : 3320-3324Brno: Česká vexilologická společnost.