Studénka

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Location
49°43'23"N
018°04'42"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Description

Studénka (Czech pronunciation: [ˈstudɛːŋka]; German: Stauding) is a town in Nový Jičín District in the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 9,500 inhabitants. The town is situated on both sides of the historical border between Moravia and Silesia. It lies on the main railway line between Kraków and Prague, and was the scene of the Studénka train disaster 2008 and Studénka train disaster 2015.

Administrative parts

Butovice (Botenwald) – formerly a Moravian village, during communism the area was exploited for the agricultural industry. Nová Horka (Neuhübel) – in the Moravian part of the town Studénka nad Odrou (Stauding) – in the Silesian part

Climate

Climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb" (Marine West Coast Climate/Oceanic climate).

Sports

HC Studénka – ice hockey club HC Studénka MSV Studénka – football club SK Studénka – handball club SK Studénka

Notable people

Matyáš Reinscher (1795–1861), architect and builder Jan Böhm (1824–1909), parson and revivalist František Tomášek (1899–1992), 34th archbishop of Prague Martin Adamský (born 1981), ice hockey player Vladimír Svačina (born 1987), ice hockey player

Twin towns – sister cities

Studénka is twinned with: Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
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