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Studénka coat of arms
Studénka (Czech Republic)
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Basic data
State : Czech RepublicCzech Republic Czech Republic
Region : Moravskoslezský kraj
District : Nový Jičín
Area : 3123 ha
Geographic location : 49 ° 43 '  N , 18 ° 4'  E Coordinates: 49 ° 43 '6 "  N , 18 ° 4' 26"  E
Height: 239  m nm
Residents : 9,536 (Jan 1, 2019)
Postal code : 742 13
Railway connection: Břeclav – Bohumín
Studénka – Veřovice
Studénka – Bílovec
Status: city
Districts: 3
Mayor : Ladislav Honusek (as of 2008)
Address: nám. Republiky 762
742 13 Studénka 3 - Butovice
Municipality number: 599921
Website :
The new castle

Studénka (German Stauding ) is a city in the Czech region of Moravia-Silesia . It is located in the last foothills of the Oder Mountains in the wide valley of the Moravian Gate . Around 10,000 people live on 31 square kilometers.


The city was first mentioned in 1431. In the Thirty Years' War Polish troops burned it down 1620th Until the expulsion from Kuhländchen in 1946, around 10 percent of the population were German Moravians . In 1959 Butovice was incorporated into Studénka.

In the morning hours of August 8, 2008, a serious railway accident occurred near the city on the main railway line , in which 8 passengers were killed and at least 67 injured when the EuroCity train EC 108 "Comenius" from Krakow to Prague with approx. 140 km / h drove into the rubble of a collapsing road bridge.

On the morning of July 22, 2015, Studénka was the scene of another serious railway accident: a unit of the ČD series 680 as SC 512 Bohumín - Františkovy Lázně collided with a truck that got stuck after the truck driver ignored the warning signals. Two people were killed in the impact and others were critically injured, including the train driver. Another person later died from injuries in the hospital.

City structure

The town of Studénka consists of the districts Butovice ( Botenwald ), Nová Horka ( Neuhübel ) and Studénka ( Stauding ).

coat of arms

Blazon : “ Square of red and blue on both sides of a golden bar, inside a flat right and left arched black railroad buffer facing each other, in 1 and 4 a spring jumping from a silver goblet into two arched silver fountains, in 2 and 3 a golden lily . "

Transport links

Studénka lies on the Břeclav – Bohumín railway line (formerly the Austrian Northern Railway ). Branch lines run from Studénka to Veřovice and Bílovec, seven kilometers away .


The wagon manufacturer Vagonka Studénka (formerly Vagonka Tatra) was a company steeped in tradition . In 2001 the factory relocated production to Ostrava , where modernized factory halls were available.


A railway carriage museum is located in the Baroque Studénka Castle . The St. Bartholomew and All Saints Church and the windmill are also worth seeing.

sons and daughters of the town

Studénka is the birth town of Cardinal František Tomášek , who was Archbishop of Prague from 1977 to 1991.

Messenger forest
  • Hugo Gorge (1883–1934), Austrian architect
  • Rudolf Metter (1903–1972), German politician
  • Franz Gold (1913–1977), Lieutenant General of the Ministry for State Security

Individual evidence

  1. Český statistický úřad - The population of the Czech municipalities as of January 1, 2019 (PDF; 7.4 MiB)
  2. Frankfurter Rundschau Online , accessed on July 22, 2015.
  3. (cz) , accessed July 23, 2015

Web links

Commons : Studénka  - collection of images, videos and audio files