Olomouc Czech republic map
Map of olomouc Czech republic. Olomouc Czech republic map (Eastern Europe - Europe) to print. Olomouc Czech republic map (Eastern Europe - Europe) to download. Olomouc (/ˈɔːləmoʊts/; Czech: [ˈolomou̯ts]; German: Olmütz; Latin: Olomucium or Iuliomontium; Polish: Ołomuniec) is a city in Moravia, in the east of the Czech Republic as its shown in olomouc Czech republic map. The city is located on the Morava river and is the ecclesiastical metropolis and historical capital city of Moravia. Nowadays, it is an administrative centre of the Olomouc Region and sixth largest city in the Czech Republic. The city has about 102,000 residents, but its larger urban zone has a population of about 480,000 people.
Olomouc is a major city in Moravia and the capital of the administrative region of the same name. It is the sixth largest city in the country and the most important city in the Haná region of Moravia (also known in English as Hanakia or Hanácko in Czech). Until the mid-17th century, Olomouc could be considered one of Moravia capital cities (together with Brno). Olomouc contains several large squares, the chief of which is adorned with the Holy Trinity Column, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as its mentioned in olomouc Czech republic map. The column is 115 ft (35 m) high and was built between 1716 and 1754. The city is characterized by a large number of religious buildings. The most prominent church is Saint Wenceslas cathedral founded before 1107 in the compound of the Olomouc Castle.