Děhylov (German: Dielhau) is a municipality and village in Opava District in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 800 inhabitants.

Děhylov
Chapel of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary
Chapel of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary
Flag of Děhylov
Coat of arms of Děhylov
Děhylov is located in Czech Republic
Děhylov
Děhylov
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°52′10″N 18°9′48″E / 49.86944°N 18.16333°E / 49.86944; 18.16333Coordinates: 49°52′10″N 18°9′48″E / 49.86944°N 18.16333°E / 49.86944; 18.16333
Country Czech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
DistrictOpava
First mentioned1464
Government
 • MayorMiroslav Honěk
Area
 • Total5.08 km2 (1.96 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total762
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
747 94
Websitewww.dehylov.cz

GeographyEdit

Děhylov lies near Ostrava in the eastern tip of the Nízký Jeseník mountain range. It is located on the right bank of the Opava River, which forms the municipal border. In the eastern part of the municipality there is Štěpán fish pond, protected together with its surroundings as a nature reserve.

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Děhylov is from 1464. The settlement was founded between 1377 and 1400.[2]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ "Historie obce" (in Czech). Obec Děhylov. Retrieved 2022-03-08.

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