Hutisko-Solanec

Hutisko-Solanec is a municipality in Vsetín District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 2,000 inhabitants.

Hutisko-Solanec
Square in Hutisko
Square in Hutisko
Flag of Hutisko-Solanec
Coat of arms of Hutisko-Solanec
Hutisko-Solanec is located in Czech Republic
Hutisko-Solanec
Hutisko-Solanec
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°25′51″N 18°12′50″E / 49.43083°N 18.21389°E / 49.43083; 18.21389Coordinates: 49°25′51″N 18°12′50″E / 49.43083°N 18.21389°E / 49.43083; 18.21389
Country Czech Republic
RegionZlín
DistrictVsetín
Founded1656
Area
 • Total29.91 km2 (11.55 sq mi)
Elevation
498 m (1,634 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,987
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
756 62
Websitewww.hutisko-solanec.cz

Administrative partsEdit

The municipality is made up of villages of Hutisko and Solanec pod Soláněm.

EtymologyEdit

The name of Hutisko refers to glassworks (hutě), which was founded here in the early 17th century. The settlement of Solanec was named after the nearby Soláň Hill.[2]

GeographyEdit

Hutisko-Solanec lies about 18 kilometres (11 mi) northeast of Vsetín and 44 km (27 mi) northeast of Zlín.

The northern part of the municipality with Hutisko is located in the Rožnov Furrow, the southern part with Solanec pod Soláněm is located in the Moravian-Silesian Beskids. The southern municipal border leads over the peaks of several high mountains, including Tanečnice at 912 metres (2,992 ft), Leští at 899 m (2,949 ft), and Soláň at 861 m (2,825 ft). The entire municipality lies in the Beskydy Protected Landscape Area.

HistoryEdit

The settlement of Hutisko was founded by Baltazar of Zierotin in 1656. The settlement of Solanec became a municipality in 1657, Hutisko in 1666. Hutisko and Solanec pod Soláněm were merged into one municipality in 1960.[2]

SightsEdit

In the municipality there is a monument to Charlotte Garrigue, built in 1926 by the managing teacher Cyril Mach.[3]

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Hutisko-Solanec is twinned with:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ a b "Historie obce" (in Czech). Obec Hutisko-Solanec. Retrieved 2020-10-26.
  3. ^ Preclík, Vratislav (2019). Masaryk a legie (in Czech). Paris Karviná in association with the Masaryk Democratic Movement, Prague. pp. 8, 23–24, 88, 168. ISBN 978-80-87173-47-3.
  4. ^ "Partnerská obec" (in Czech). Obec Hutisko-Solanec. Retrieved 2020-10-26.

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