|State :||Czech Republic|
|Region :||Moravskoslezský kraj|
|District :||Nový Jičín|
|Area :||2748 ha|
|Geographic location :|
|Residents :||21,949 (Jan 1, 2019)|
|Postal code :||742 21-742 74|
|License plate :||T|
|Railway connection:||Studénka – Veřovice|
|Mayor :||Miroslav Kopečný (as of 2019)|
742 21 Kopřivnice
Nesselsdorf arose in the 13th century near the Schornstein Castle and at that time belonged to the rule of the Counts of Hückeswagen.
In 1910 Nesselsdorf was raised to a market town. The place was best known for the vehicle and railway manufacturer Nesselsdorfer Wagenbau-Fabriks-Gesellschaft (NW), founded by Ignaz Schustala in 1850 , from which the automobile manufacturer Tatra emerged in 1923 . Nesselsdorf was located directly on the German-Czech language border and had a German minority.
After the Munich Agreement , the market town Nesselsdorf came in October 1938 under German management and belonged until 1945 to the district of Neu Titschein in the administrative district of Opava the Reich District of Sudetenland . After the Second World War , the German population was expelled . In 1948 Kopřivnice was granted city rights. In 1976 Závišice and in 1979 Lubina were incorporated. In 1980 Mniší and Vlčovice were incorporated. Závišice broke up again in 1990 and formed a community.
coat of arms
Symbolism: The Nesselblatt stands for Nesselsdorf and for the company Nesselsdorfer Wagenbau-Fabriks-Gesellschaft . The car in the coat of arms as a heraldic peculiarity symbolizes the first place of manufacture for motor vehicles in Bohemia / Moravia and Austria-Hungary. It is similar to the “ President ” model . Its average speed was 23 km / h, which was reached on May 21, 1898 on the route from Kopřivnice to Vienna.
The town of Kopřivnice consists of the districts Kopřivnice ( Nesselsdorf ), Lubina, Mniší ( Mönchsdorf ) and Vlčovice ( Weltschowitz ). Basic settlement units are Bílá hora, Drnholec nad Lubinou ( Drholetz ), Horečková, Kamenárka, Kopřivnice-jih I, Kopřivnice-jih II, Kopřivnice-sever, Kopřivnice-střed, Luhy, Mniší, Paseky, Podlouí, horlou Bouší II, Sýkorec ( Sikoretz ), Šostýn, Tatra Mountains, Větřkovice ( Wetrkowitz ), Vlčovice and Zahradní čtvrť. The settlements Haškovec ( Haschkowetz ), Lichnůvka and Pružiny also belong to Kopřivnice .
The municipality is divided into the cadastral districts of Drnholec nad Lubinou, Kopřivnice, Mniší, Větřkovice u Lubiny and Vlčovice.
Tatra Museum: Technical Museum of Automobile Production in Kopřivnice. Inside the building are historic road vehicles, including passenger cars and off-road vehicles, which have won the Dakar Rally several times . There is a Slovenská Strela railcar (Slovak arrow) in the outdoor area .
- 2019: Hans Ledwinka (1878–1967), automobile designer
sons and daughters of the town
- Ignaz Schustala the Elder (1822-1891), industrialist
- Ignaz Schustala the Younger (1862–1914), industrialist
- Zdeněk Burian (1905–1981), graphic artist and illustrator
- Emil Zátopek (1922–2000), track and field athlete
- Tomáš Fleischmann (* 1984), ice hockey player
- Petr Pohl (* 1986), German-Czech ice hockey player
- Tomáš Hykel (* 1996), football player
- Český statistický úřad - The population of the Czech municipalities as of January 1, 2019 (PDF; 7.4 MiB)
- Bezirk.at/steyr-steyr-land/c-eople/hans-ledwinka-ist-ehrenbuerger-von-nesselsdorf_a3601845 , accessed on April 19, 2020.