Karvina is a city in Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic, on the Olza River. It is administrative center of Karvina District. The town of Karvina is situated 18 km east of Ostrava at the northern periphery of the foothills of the Beskydy Mountains in the Olse river valley. A part of the northern border of Karvina is at the same time border with Poland. Find property for sale in Karvina.
Karvina area was settled in the early 13th century. The town has a rich history predetermined by its strategically advantageous location on the trade routes from Hungary to the Baltic countries. This location caused that Karvina became a commercial, economic and cultural center of the whole area. Get your own property in Karvina.
Karvina lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia and is one of the most important coal mining centers in the Czech Republic. Together with neighboring towns it forms industrial Ostrava-Karvina Coal Basin. For decades the town of Karvina and its surroundings was an area with high concentration of coal mining and related industries. More recently, this town has become a commercial and tourist center. The Karvina Darkov Spa has a worldwide reputation for treatment of locomotive organs.
Within the city are several well-known artistic and historic monuments that are mainly concentrated in the city's historic landmark zone. Karvina is also an important cultural and educational center of the Polish minority in the Czech Republic. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Karvina.
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