Benešov (Blansko District)

Benešov is a municipality and village in Blansko District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 700 inhabitants.

Benešov
Centre of Benešov
Centre of Benešov
Flag of Benešov
Coat of arms of Benešov
Benešov is located in Czech Republic
Benešov
Benešov
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°30′34″N 16°46′14″E / 49.50944°N 16.77056°E / 49.50944; 16.77056
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictBlansko
First mentioned1362
Area
 • Total13.63 km2 (5.26 sq mi)
Elevation
694 m (2,277 ft)
Population
 (2023-01-01)[1]
 • Total665
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
679 53
Websitewww.benesov-u-boskovic.cz

Benešov lies approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) north-east of Blansko, 38 km (24 mi) north of Brno, and 182 km (113 mi) east of Prague.

Demographics edit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869810—    
1880795−1.9%
1890825+3.8%
1900850+3.0%
1910923+8.6%
1921873−5.4%
1930918+5.2%
1950837−8.8%
1961872+4.2%
1970805−7.7%
1980710−11.8%
1991622−12.4%
2001580−6.8%
2011651+12.2%
2021629−3.4%
Source: Censuses[2][3]

References edit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2023". Czech Statistical Office. 2023-05-23.
  2. ^ "Historický lexikon obcí České republiky 1869–2011 – Okres Blansko" (in Czech). Czech Statistical Office. 2015-12-21.
  3. ^ "Population Census 2021: Population by sex". Public Database. Czech Statistical Office. 2021-03-27.