Valašské Meziříčí

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Valašské Meziříčí
Town
Town square
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Vsetín
Commune Valašské Meziříčí
River Bečva
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
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Area 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population 27,960
Density 799 / km2 (2,069 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1377
Mayor Robert Stržínek
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 757 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Valašské Meziříčí
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.valasskemezirici.cz

Valašské Meziříčí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvalaʃskɛː ˈmɛzɪr̝iːtʃiː]; German: Wallachisch Meseritsch) is a town in the Zlín Region, the Czech Republic. The town has 27,960 inhabitants.

Vsetínská Bečva and Rožnovská Bečva rivers join in the town to form the Bečva River.

Main sights

History

The first mention of Valasske Mezirici dates from the 13th century. The name comes from the words "mezi-rici" (between-rivers).

International relations

Twin towns

Valašské Meziříčí is twinned with:

Notable residents who were born here

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