Opava


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Opava

(ô`pävä), Ger. Troppau, city (1991 pop. 62,815), NE Czech Republic, in Moravia, on the Opava River and near the Polish border. A prosperous market center in a fertile agricultural region, it has food-processing plants and industries producing clothing, machinery, and railroad cars. The city is also a road and rail hub. Opava was founded in the 12th cent. and later became the capital of Austrian Silesia. In 1820 representatives of the European great powers met there, at the Congress of Troppau, to discuss problems arising after the settlement of the Napoleonic Wars. City landmarks include a 15th-century cathedral built by the Teutonic Knights, the 15th-century Church of St. George, and a 17th-century Jesuit foundation.

Opava

 

a city in North Moravia in Czechoslovakia (the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic), situated on the Opava River (Oder River basin). Population, 47,900 (1970). The city has a mining equipment plant and other metalworking enterprises.

There is also a food-processing industry. A pedagogical institute is located in Opava.

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Contract notice: "acquisition of medical equipment for the silesian hospital in opava, After the 3rd stage"
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The subject of the public contract is the delivery of an electric (or electrohydraulic) mobile operational table for urgent reception under the 2nd phase of the project "Modernization of Equipment for Follow-up Care in the Silesian Hospital in Opava, after".
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Contract notice: 18023 - regular maintenance of roads in the districts opava, Bruntl, Nov jicn, Moravskoslezsk kraj
this is a new sports facility with a swimming pool, implemented on the grounds of the town in the area of opava - predmest, ie in the area where gradually a complex sports complex will be created.
Contract notice: Cleaning of p frdek-mstek, Slezsk 765 and cleaning of the opava office, Krnovsk 2964/73