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Staré Hamry

Staré Hamry
Village

Saint Henry Church

Coat of arms
Staré Hamry
Location in the Czech Republic

Coordinates: 49°29′39″N 18°27′53″E / 49.49417°N 18.46472°E / 49.49417; 18.46472

Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
First mentioned 1649
Government
 • Mayor Dagmar Valášková
Area
 • Total
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 557
 • Density 6.6/km2 (17/sq mi)
Postal code 739 15
Website http://www.starehamry.cz/

Staré Hamry (German: Althammer, Polish: Stare Hamry) is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. It has a population of 557 (2006). It is situated in the Moravian-Silesian Beskids mountain range, on the Ostravice River and the Šance Dam, forest covers 86% of village's area. Eastern part of the village lies in the historical region of Těšín Silesia.

The village church has a monument on the outside of the cemetery wall commemorating the social poem Maryčka Magdónova, by Petr Bezruč. The rectory of the church was damaged in a fire in early September 2009.

External links

  • (Czech) Official website
  • (Czech) Mikroregion Frýdlantsko


Coordinates: 49°29′39″N 18°27′53″E / 49.49417°N 18.46472°E / 49.49417; 18.46472

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