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Moravská Třebová

Moravská Třebová
Town
Square
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Svitavy
Commune Moravská Třebová
Elevation 360 m (1,181 ft)
Coordinates
Area 42.205 km2 (16.295 sq mi)
Population 11,414
Density 270 / km2 (699 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1270
Mayor Miloš Izák
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 571 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons:
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mtrebova-city.cz

Moravská Třebová (Czech pronunciation: ; German: Mährisch Trübau) is a town in the Svitavy District and lies in the Pardubice Region, Czech Republic. It has around 11,300 inhabitants.

Moravská Třebová is located on the Třebůvka River (German: Mährische Triebe) in the landscape of the "Schönhengstgau".

It was the largest German linguistic enclave within Bohemia and Moravia. Some locations were just some kilometers apart from the other German-speaking areas. Until the expulsion of the Germans in 1945/46 further to the Beneš decrees, it was exclusively inhabited by German speaking population. Between 1850 and 1960 Moravská Třebová has been a district town.

Contents

  • Town development 1
  • History 2
  • Partner cities 3
  • People 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Town development

Part of the town of Moravská Třebová are the incorporated villages of Boršov (Porstendorf), Sušise (Tschuschitz) and Udánky (Undangs).

History

Until 1918, Mährisch Trübau (German name only at least until 1900) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), head of the district with the same name, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[1]

Partner cities

People

  • Alois Czerny (1847–1917), native country researcher
  • Carl Giskra (1820–1879), Austrian politician
  • Walther Hensel (1887–1956), music researcher
  • Ludwig (Lewis) Vincent Holzmaister (1849–1923), emigrant to the US, achieved prosperity and donated the former "Holzmaister-Museum"
  • Friedrich Lang (1915-2003), Luftwaffe pilot
  • Gerhard Pieschl (born 1934), auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Limburg
  • Rochus Schüch (1788–1844), naturalist and scientific advisor to the court of Princess Leopoldina of Brazil
  • Franz Spina (1868–1938), German-Czechoslovakian politician
  • Gert Wilden (born 1917), composer and conductor
  • Roman Kreuziger (born 1986), professional road bicycle racer
  • Leopold König (born 1987), professional road bicycle racer

References

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967

External links

  • Web page of the town
  • Web page of Porstendorf
  • Vlaardingen TV visits Moravská Třebová


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