Moravská Třebová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmorafskaː ˈtr̝̊ɛbovaː]; German: Mährisch Trübau) is a town in the Svitavy District in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 9,900 inhabitants.
Tomáš G. Masaryk Square
|• Mayor||Tomáš Kolkop|
|• Total||42.205 km2 (16.295 sq mi)|
|Elevation||360 m (1,180 ft)|
|• Density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Moravská Třebová is located on the Třebůvka River.
Parts of the town of Moravská Třebová are the incorporated villages of Boršov, Sušice and Udánky.
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Moravská Třebová was founded around 1257 by Boreš of Rýzmburk as typical colonization town. The biggest boom for Moravská Třebová during the rule of the Lords of Boskovic and Ladislav Velen of Žerotín (1486–1622), when the city was the center of humanistic scholarship and earned the nickname Moravian Athens.
Moravská Třebová was the largest German linguistic enclave within Bohemia and Moravia. Some locations were just some kilometers apart from the other German-speaking areas. Until the expulsion of the Germans in 1945–46 according to the Beneš decrees, it was exclusively inhabited by German-speaking population. Between 1850 and 1960 Moravská Třebová has been a district town.
The town was largely shaped by the textile industry. However, most factories eventually went bankrupt.
- Rochus Schüch (1788–1844), naturalist and scientific advisor to the court of Princess Leopoldina of Brazil
- Carl Giskra (1820–1879), Austrian politician
- Alois Czerny (1847–1917), native country researcher
- Franz Spina (1868–1938), German-Czechoslovak politician
- Walther Hensel (1887–1956), music researcher
- Magda B. Arnold (1903–2002), psychologist
- Friedrich Lang (1915–2003), Luftwaffe pilot
- Gert Wilden (1917–2015), composer and conductor
- Jaroslava Maxová (born 1957), opera singer and vocal coach
- Marcel Kolaja (born 1980), politician
- Roman Kreuziger (born 1986), road cyclist
- Leopold König (born 1987), road cyclist
Twin towns — sister citiesEdit
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