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Country  Czech Republic
District  Jeseník
Postal code  790 55
Area  4.25 km²
Region  Olomouc
Elevation  233 m (764 ft)
Local time  Monday 5:51 AM
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Weather  9°C, Wind W at 6 km/h, 90% Humidity

Vidnava (German: Weidenau) is a town in Jeseník District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic. It covers an area of 4.25 square kilometres (1.64 sq mi), and has a population of 1,407 (as at 28 August 2006).

Map of 790 55 Vidnava, Czechia

Vidnava/Weidenau was, for many prisoners of war, a stopping place on 'The Long March' during the final months of the Second World War in Europe. About 30,000 Allied PoWs were force-marched westward across Poland, Czechoslovakia and Germany in appalling winter conditions, lasting about four months from January to April 1945.

Vidnava lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) north of Jeseník, 87 km (54 mi) north of Olomouc, and 200 km (124 mi) east of Prague.


Vidnava Wikipedia

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