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Nošovice

Nošovice
Village
Radegast Brewery

Coat of arms
Nošovice
Location in the Czech Republic

Coordinates: 49°39′44″N 18°26′0″E / 49.66222°N 18.43333°E / 49.66222; 18.43333

Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
First mentioned 1573
Government
 • Mayor Miroslav Kačmarčík
Area
 • Total
Elevation 346 m (1,135 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 970
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Postal code 739 51
Website http://www.nosovice.cz/

Nošovice (German: Noschowitz, Polish: Noszowice) is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic, with a population of 970 (2006).

It lies on the Morávka River, in the historical region of Těšín Silesia (a part of Czech Silesia).

History

The first written mention of the village appeared in 1573. In that time, the name was Potměnošovice. This name originates from locator Potmienoss, who settled with his people in a desolate place between the villages Nižní Lhoty (Dolní Lhoty at that time) and Dobrá (Dobrázemica at that time) in 1447 and founded the settlement Potměnošovice. Nošovice name is known from 1664.

Places of interest

  • Memorial of fallen in the first and second warld war in Nošovice in front of elementary school.
  • Calvary by the old road to Little Prašivá.
  • Chapel on the interface of Dobrá and Nošovice.
  • Little Chapel in the part of village Malé Nošovice na Podlesí.
  • Crucifix (Calvary) at the old road to the river at the boundary of two parcels.

Tourism

Surroundings of the village is ideal for hiking and cycling. The swimming pool is a natural river at the National natural monument Skalická Morávka. There is sport and social complex which was built in 2006 and adjoins to the area of elementary school.

Economy

The Radegast brewery is located here, as well as the factory of the Hyundai Motor Company which was built in 2006. There is grown and produced Nošovické sauerkraut.


External links

  • (Czech) Official website


Coordinates: 49°39′44″N 18°26′0″E / 49.66222°N 18.43333°E / 49.66222; 18.43333


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