Rájec (Šumperk District)

Rájec (German: Gross Rasel) is a village and municipality (obec) in Šumperk District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic.

Rájec
Municipality
Center of the village
Center of the village
Flag of Rájec
Coat of arms of Rájec
Rájec is located in Czech Republic
Rájec
Rájec
Coordinates: 49°51′26″N 16°54′2″E / 49.85722°N 16.90056°E / 49.85722; 16.90056Coordinates: 49°51′26″N 16°54′2″E / 49.85722°N 16.90056°E / 49.85722; 16.90056
Country Czech Republic
RegionOlomouc
DistrictŠumperk
Area
 • Total4.91 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Elevation
274 m (899 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total493
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Postal code
789 01
Websitehttp://rajec.zabrezsko.cz

The municipality covers an area of 4.91 square kilometres (1.90 sq mi), and has a population of 489 (as at 28 August 2006).

Rájec lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) south-west of Šumperk, 39 km (24 mi) north-west of Olomouc, and 180 km (112 mi) east of Prague.

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