Mokřiny (Aš)

Mokřiny (German: Nassengrub) is a village in Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic, and the second most populous town district of . In 2001 the village had a population of 530.

Mokřiny
Village
Mokřiny (Aš) 2009-11-24.jpg
Coordinates: 50°12′23″N 12°12′31″E / 50.20639°N 12.20861°E / 50.20639; 12.20861Coordinates: 50°12′23″N 12°12′31″E / 50.20639°N 12.20861°E / 50.20639; 12.20861
CountryCzech Republic
RegionKarlovy Vary
DistrictCheb
Municipality
First mentioned1413
Area
 • Total3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total530
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
35201

GeographyEdit

Mokřiny is located to the south from Aš; unlike other town districts, it forms a continuous populated area with it. To the east it neighbours with Vernéřov, to the south with Nový Žďár, and to the southeast with Nebesa. To the west is the German border.

HistoryEdit

Mokřiny was established by the Zedtwitz, before 1413, when it is first mentioned. In 1874 Mokřiny became a separate municipality. In 1971 it was joined with Aš.

Progress of population of Mokřiny[1]
Year 1850 1930 1947 1961 1970 2001
Population 244 1726 736 707 624 530

LandmarksEdit

  • Catholic church of St. Charles Borromeo from 1912,
  • Protestant church from 1913 (from architect Otto Bartning),
  • World War I Memorial from 1924.

Notable residentsEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Progress of population of Mokřiny between 1850 and 2001, according to: Obce Ašska v proměnách času, Kolektiv autorů, MÚ Aš (2005)