10 Interesting Facts About Frýdek-Místek

Facts About Frýdek-Místek

Facts About Frýdek-Místek

  • Frýdek-Místek is a city in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic.
  • Frýdek-Místek is the administrative centre of Frýdek-Místek District.
  • The city is made up of seven city parts and villages: Frýdek, Místek, Chlebovice, Lískovec, Lysůvky, Skalice and Zelinkovice.
  • The first written mention of Frýdek is from 1267.
  • In 2006 Frýdek-Místek became a statutory city.
  • On January 1, 1943, the Germans joined the previously separate towns of Frýdek and Místek into a single town called Frýdek. In 1945 the city was renamed to its current name.
  • The highest temperature is +35.9 °C, the lowest temperature is −34.8 °C.
  • The estimated population of Frýdek-Místek is 56,066.
  • Frýdek-Místek is twinned with Bielsko-Biała, Poland; Harelbeke, Belgium; Mysłowice, Poland; Uryupinsk, Russia; Žilina, Slovakia & Żywiec County, Poland.
  • Ice hockey is the town’s main sport, with the local professional club being HC Frýdek-Místek. The town hosted also the 1988 IIHF European U18 Championship, 1991 IIHF European Women Championships, and the 1994 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
Facts About Frýdek-Místek
Facts About Frýdek-Místek