Krnov  is an Upper Silesian town in the northeastern Czech Republic, in the Moravian-Silesian Region, the District ofBruntál, on the Opava River, near the Polish border.

The city’s history dates back to the 13th century, when it also Krnov gained city rights. The area is, however, almost uninterruptedly inhabited since the Stone Age. At the turn of the 19th and 20th century in a rapid development of textile industry, which is gradually largely fell. The end of World War II brought expulsion of a large part of the population.

Nowadays Krnov established manufacturer haberdashery Pega, drink Kofola, organ Rieger-Kloss and others. In the city there are several monuments and historic buildings, for example. Krnovská Synagogue, St. concert hall. Spirit and others. Housed also branch Bruntál District Court.