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Facts About Karvina
Karviná lies on the Olza River in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia and is one of the most important coal mining centres in the Czech Republic.
Karviná is a city in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic.
The estimated population of Karviná is 53,209.
Karvina gained its city rights in 1923.
Karviná is made up of nine city parts and villages: Doly, Fryštát, Hranice, Lázně Darkov, Louky, Mizerov, Nové Město, Ráj & Staré Město.
Karviná is twinned with Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Poland; Jaworzno, Poland; Kaili, China; Rybnik, Poland & Wodzisław Śląski, Poland.
In 1948 Karviná, Fryštát, and the surrounding villages of Darkov, Ráj, and Staré Město were merged into one city named Karviná.
The coat of arms of Fryštát was chosen as the coat of arms of Karviná and Fryštát became the historical centre of this industrial city.
The average elevation of Karvina is 221 m.
Karvina Longitude: 18.4633877 & Latitude: 49.8409679.