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Divine Providence Church
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Ostrava-City
Elevation 255 m (837 ft)
Coordinates 47|3|N|18|22|47|E|type:city(6029)_region:CZ name=


Area 16.63 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Population 6,029 (1.1.2012)
Density 363 / km2 (940 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1305
Mayor Ing. Antonín Ševčík
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 739 34 - 739 34
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Commons: Šenov

Šenov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʃɛnof]; Polish: Szonów; German: Schönhof) is a town in the Ostrava-City District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It has a population of 5,919(2010). It lies in the historical region of Těšín Silesia.

According to the Austrian census of 1910 the town had 3,441 inhabitants, 3,412 of whom had permanent residence there. Census asked people for their native language, 2,820 (82.6%) were Czech-speaking and 528 (15.5%) were Polish-speaking. Most populous religious groups were Roman Catholics with 2,883 (83.8%), followed by Protestants with 539 (15.7%).[1]



External links

  • (Czech) Official website
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