Markvartovice

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Markvartovice
Village
Holy Trinity Chapel
Holy Trinity Chapel
Flag of Markvartovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Markvartovice
Coat of arms
Markvartovice is located in Czech Republic
Markvartovice
Markvartovice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°54′35″N 18°14′2″E / 49.90972°N 18.23389°E / 49.90972; 18.23389Coordinates: 49°54′35″N 18°14′2″E / 49.90972°N 18.23389°E / 49.90972; 18.23389
CountryCzech Republic
RegionMoravian-Silesian
DistrictOpava
First mentioned1377
Government
 • MayorPavel Myslivec
Area
 • Total6.78 km2 (2.62 sq mi)
Elevation
238 m (781 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total1,886
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
747 14
WebsiteOfficial website

Markvartovice (German: Markersdorf) is a village in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. The area where it lies is called Hlučínsko and spreads from the Opava River to the border with Poland, it has 1,812 inhabitants (2006) and it is covering an area of 678 ha.

The first historic written note appeared in 1377 saying that the village was the property of the copse in the service of princes of Opava Hanuš and Mikuláš. During the following centuries the town was an important seat of Bzenec knights.


The most significant monument of the town is an early baroque chapel from the second half of the 17th century.

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