Karviná District

Karviná District (Czech: okres Karviná, Polish: powiat Karwina) is a district (okres) within the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. Its administrative center is the city of Karviná. It was created by 1960 reform of administrative divisions in the area of former Fryštát District. Karviná District is part of Czech Silesia.

Karviná District
Okres Karviná
Town square in Karviná-Fryštát
Town square in Karviná-Fryštát
District location in the Moravian-Silesian Region within the Czech Republic
District location in the Moravian-Silesian Region within the Czech Republic
CountryCzech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
CapitalKarviná
Area
 • Total356.24 km2 (137.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total247,887
 • Density700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities17
* Cities and towns7
* Market towns0
* Villages10

The Karviná District is facing a fast population decline. The population decreased between 2010 and 2019. In 2019, there was 23,445 people (8.6%).

Complete list of municipalitiesEdit

AlbrechticeBohumínČeský TěšínChotěbuzDětmaroviceDolní LutyněDoubravaHavířovHorní BludoviceHorní SucháKarvináOrlováPetrovice u KarvinéPetřvaldRychvaldStonavaTěrlicko

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 49°51′15″N 18°32′34″E / 49.85417°N 18.54278°E / 49.85417; 18.54278