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Frydek-Mistek Czech Republic2.jpg
Místek town square
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian
District Frýdek-Místek
River Ostravice
Elevation 291 m (955 ft)
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Area 51.59 km2 (19.92 sq mi)
Population 56,945 (January 2015)
Density 1,104 / km2 (2,859 / sq mi)
First documented 1305
 - 2 towns merged 1943
Mayor Michal Pobucký
Postal code 738 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Wikimedia Commons: Frýdek-Místek

Frýdek-Místek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈfriːdɛk ˈmiːstɛk], Polish: Frydek-Mistek; German: Friedeck-Mistek) is a city in Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It is the administrative centre of Frýdek-Místek District. It comprises two formerly independent towns, Frýdek and Místek, divided by the Ostravice River. Frýdek, east of the river, is a part of the historical region of Těšín Silesia. The Olešná Dam is an important recreational place on the south-western periphery of the town.

Winters are cold and cloudy; the days are short and snow precipitation is common. January's average temperature is about −5 °C (23 °F). Summers are usually warm, with plenty of rain. July's average temperature is about 18 °C (64 °F).

The highest temperature is: +35.9 °C (96.6 °F) The lowest temperature is: −34.8 °C (−30.6 °F)

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Frýdek-Místek is twinned with:

Notable people



  1. "Bielsko-Biała - Partner Cities". © 2008 Urzędu Miejskiego w Bielsku-Białej. Retrieved 2008-12-10. 
  2. Mysłowiceown Council (2011). "Mysłowice Partner Towns". Retrieved 17 May 2011. 

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