Bušanovice

Bušanovice is a village and municipality (obec) in Prachatice District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

Bušanovice
Municipality
General view of the village
General view of the village
Bušanovice is located in Czech Republic
Bušanovice
Bušanovice
Coordinates: 49°6′37″N 13°56′32″E / 49.11028°N 13.94222°E / 49.11028; 13.94222Coordinates: 49°6′37″N 13°56′32″E / 49.11028°N 13.94222°E / 49.11028; 13.94222
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemian
DistrictPrachatice
Area
 • Total9.72 km2 (3.75 sq mi)
Elevation
540 m (1,770 ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total250
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Postal code
384 22
Websitehttp://www.busanovice.cz/

The municipality covers an area of 9.72 square kilometres (3.75 sq mi), and has a population of 245 (as at 28 August 2006).

Bušanovice lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) north of Prachatice, 42 km (26 mi) west of České Budějovice, and 114 km (71 mi) south of Prague.

HistoryEdit

Bušanovice's earliest known reference is in 1314, and in 1490 it was first listed as part of the Hluboká estate. It was founded as one of the old free royal settlements in the area.

Traditions and Social EventsEdit

Carnival procession of masquerades, spring meeting of seniors and celebration of Easter - knitting pomlázek and coloring eggs. Working together with children - ceramic workshop and wicker knitting. May construction. Children's Day - we play and compete with children, parents, grandparents. Farewell to the holidays. Christmas tree lighting. Christmas Eve singing carols by the tree. New Year's Eve fireworks.

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