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Facts About Olomouc
Olomouc is the sixth-largest city in the Czech Republic.
Olomouc is in the centre of the historical region, Moravia. In the past, Olomouc was the capital city of Moravia.
Palacký University, the oldest in Moravia and second oldest in the Czech Republic, was founded in 1573 as part of an effort to reestablish Roman Catholicism in the country.
Olomouc contains several large squares, the chief of which is adorned with the Holy Trinity Column, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Asteroid 30564 Olomouc was named after the city.
Olomouc is twinned with Antony, France; Kraków, Poland; Kunming, China; Lucerne, Switzerland; Makarska, Croatia; Nördlingen, Germany; Old Town (Bratislava), Slovakia; Owensboro, United States; Pécs, Hungary; Subotica, Serbia; Tampere, Finland & Veenendaal, Netherlands.
The estimated population of Olomouc is 100,408.
Olomouc is the administrative centre of the Olomouc Region and the sixth-largest city in the Czech Republic.
The average evaluation of Olomouc is 219 m
The first documented evidence of the town dates back to 1055 and, in terms of historical significance, Olomouc ranks second only to Prague.