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Ostrava – Steel Heart of the Republic

Ostrava is the third largest town in the Czech Republic and the second largest urban agglomeration after the Czech capital city Prague. The city has been largely affected by exploitation and further use of black coal. Many of the heavy industry companies have closed down or transformed. For many people, Ostrava is inhospitable, industrial and dirty. It seems the situation is not as bad now. Ostrava is full of contrast and heading to a better future. Facts and numbers Ostrava got