Březí (Břeclav District)

Březí (until 1949 Prátlsbrun; German: Bratelsbrunn) is a municipality and village in Břeclav District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,700 inhabitants.

Březí
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View towards Březí
Flag of Březí
Coat of arms of Březí
Březí is located in Czech Republic
Březí
Březí
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°49′10″N 16°34′3″E / 48.81944°N 16.56750°E / 48.81944; 16.56750Coordinates: 48°49′10″N 16°34′3″E / 48.81944°N 16.56750°E / 48.81944; 16.56750
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictBřeclav
First mentioned1249
Government
 • MayorMiroslav Vymyslický
Area
 • Total13.09 km2 (5.05 sq mi)
Elevation
191 m (627 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,696
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
691 81
Websitewww.breziumikulova.cz

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Březí is from 1249. The village was probably founded in the 11th or 12th century.[2]

Until 1918, Březí was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the Nikolsburg (Mikulov) District, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[3]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18691,606—    
18801,702+6.0%
18901,769+3.9%
19001,888+6.7%
19101,931+2.3%
YearPop.±%
19211,726−10.6%
19301,757+1.8%
19501,208−31.2%
19611,282+6.1%
19701,202−6.2%
YearPop.±%
19801,289+7.2%
19911,523+18.2%
20011,539+1.1%
20111,492−3.1%
20211,626+9.0%
Source: Censuses[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ "Historie obce" (in Czech). Obec Březí. Retrieved 2020-10-30.
  3. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm Klein, 1967
  4. ^ "Historický lexikon obcí České republiky 1869–2011 – Okres Břeclav" (in Czech). Czech Statistical Office. 2015-12-21. pp. 1–2.
  5. ^ "Population Census 2021: Population by sex". Public Database. Czech Statistical Office. 2021-03-27.

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