Vřesina (Opava District)

Vřesina (German: Wreschin, Polish: Wrzesin) is a municipality and village in Opava District in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,700 inhabitants. It is part of historic Hlučín Region.

Vřesina
Entrance to Vřesina
Entrance to Vřesina
Flag of Vřesina
Coat of arms of Vřesina
Vřesina is located in Czech Republic
Vřesina
Vřesina
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°55′19″N 18°6′28″E / 49.92194°N 18.10778°E / 49.92194; 18.10778Coordinates: 49°55′19″N 18°6′28″E / 49.92194°N 18.10778°E / 49.92194; 18.10778
Country Czech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
DistrictOpava
First mentioned1270
Government
 • MayorBohuslava Krupová
Area
 • Total6.89 km2 (2.66 sq mi)
Elevation
245 m (804 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,652
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
747 20
Websitewww.obec-vresina.cz

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Vřesina is from 1270.[2]

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Vřesina is twinned with:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ "Projekt 10 lat partnerstwa / Projekt 10 let partnerství" (in Czech). Gmina Kornowac, Obec Vřesina. Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  3. ^ "Obec" (in Czech). Obec Vřesina. Retrieved 2022-04-01.

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