Olza (river)

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The (Olše, Olsa) is a river in Poland and the Czech Republic, a right (eastern) tributary of the River Oder.wikipedia
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Cieszyn Silesia

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It flows from the Silesian Beskids mountains through southern Cieszyn Silesia in Poland and the Frýdek-Místek and Karviná districts of the Czech Republic, often forming the border with Poland. The river is a symbol of the Zaolzie (Trans-Olza) region, which lies on its west bank, constituting a part of the western half of Cieszyn Silesia, as depicted in the words of the unofficial anthem of this region and of local Poles, Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie (Thou flowest, Olza, down the valley), written by Jan Kubisz.
Cieszyn Silesia, Těšín Silesia or Teschen Silesia (Śląsk Cieszyński ; Těšínské Slezsko or Těšínsko ; Teschener Schlesien or Olsagebiet) is a historical region in south-eastern Silesia, centered on the towns of Cieszyn and Český Těšín and bisected by the Olza River.

Zaolzie

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The river is a symbol of the Zaolzie (Trans-Olza) region, which lies on its west bank, constituting a part of the western half of Cieszyn Silesia, as depicted in the words of the unofficial anthem of this region and of local Poles, Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie (Thou flowest, Olza, down the valley), written by Jan Kubisz.
The name means "lands beyond the Olza River"; it is also called Śląsk zaolziański, meaning "trans-Olza Silesia".

Bohumín

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It flows into the Oder River north of Bohumín.
The confluence of the Oder (Odra) and Olza rivers is situated just north of the town.

Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie

The river is a symbol of the Zaolzie (Trans-Olza) region, which lies on its west bank, constituting a part of the western half of Cieszyn Silesia, as depicted in the words of the unofficial anthem of this region and of local Poles, Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie (Thou flowest, Olza, down the valley), written by Jan Kubisz.
"Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie" ("You flow, Olza, down the valley") is a poem by Polish educator and poet Jan Kubisz.

Polish minority in the Czech Republic

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The river is a symbol of the Zaolzie (Trans-Olza) region, which lies on its west bank, constituting a part of the western half of Cieszyn Silesia, as depicted in the words of the unofficial anthem of this region and of local Poles, Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie (Thou flowest, Olza, down the valley), written by Jan Kubisz.
This division was in practice what gave birth to the concept of the Zaolzie—which literally means "the land beyond the Olza River" (looking from Poland).

Jan Kubisz

The river is a symbol of the Zaolzie (Trans-Olza) region, which lies on its west bank, constituting a part of the western half of Cieszyn Silesia, as depicted in the words of the unofficial anthem of this region and of local Poles, Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie (Thou flowest, Olza, down the valley), written by Jan Kubisz.
His poem Płyniesz Olzo po dolinie (You Flow, Olza, Down the Valley), centered on the Olza River, became unofficial anthem of Cieszyn Silesia, especially Poles in Zaolzie.

Bukovec (Frýdek-Místek District)

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It is the easternmost village of the country and the first village in the Czech Republic through which the Olza River flows.

Jablunkov

Hrádek (Frýdek-Místek District)

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(Polish:, Grudek) is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic, on the Olza River.

Návsí

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It lies in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia, on the both banks of the Olza River, between Silesian and Moravian-Silesian Beskids mountain ranges.

Vendryně

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(Polish: ) is a municipality and village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic, on the banks of the Olza River.

Třinec

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It lies on the Olza River, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

Lyžbice

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(Polish:, Lischbitz) is a part of the town of Třinec in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic, on the Olza River.

Cieszyn

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Cieszyn (Těšín ; Teschen; Tessin) is a border town in southern Poland on the east bank of the Olza River, and the administrative seat of Cieszyn County, Silesian Voivodeship.

Konská (Třinec)

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(Polish:, German: Konskau) is a village in Frýdek-Místek District, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic, on the Olza River.

Bystřice (Frýdek-Místek District)

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The Hluchová River flows to the Olza River in the village.

Český Těšín

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It lies on the west bank of the Olza river, in the heart of the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

Ropice

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Ropičanka River flows into the Olza River in the village.

Chotěbuz

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It lies on the border with Poland, on the left bank of the Olza River, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

Pogwizdów, Silesian Voivodeship

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Pogwizdów is a village in Gmina Hażlach, Cieszyn County in Silesian Voivodeship, southern Poland, on the border with the Czech Republic, on the Olza River.

Louky (Karviná)

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It lies on the left bank of the Olza River, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.

Karviná

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Karviná (Karwina, Karwin) is a city in Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic, on the Olza River.

Fryštát

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It lies on the Olza River, in the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia.