Dolní Dunajovice

Dolní Dunajovice (German: Unter-Tannowitz) is a village in Břeclav District of the South Moravian Region in the Czech Republic. It is located about 7 km (4.3 mi) northwest of Mikulov. The municipality has a population of 1,693 (2008).[1]

Dolní Dunajovice
Village
Church of St. Giles
Church of St. Giles
Flag of Dolní Dunajovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Dolní Dunajovice
Coat of arms
Dolní Dunajovice is located in Czech Republic
Dolní Dunajovice
Dolní Dunajovice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°51′13″N 16°34′58″E / 48.85361°N 16.58278°E / 48.85361; 16.58278Coordinates: 48°51′13″N 16°34′58″E / 48.85361°N 16.58278°E / 48.85361; 16.58278
CountryCzech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictBřeclav
First Mentioned1183
Government
 • MayorJosef Hasník
Area
 • Total17.87 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Elevation
183 m (600 ft)
Population
 (December 31, 2009[1])
 • Total1,693
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
691 85
Websitehttp://www.dolni-dunajovice.cz/

The settlement was first mentioned as Donavicz in an 1183 deed. In 1249 the Moravian margrave Přemysl Ottokar II granted it together with the Lordship of Mikulov to the Austrian noble Henry I of Liechtenstein.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Karl Renner (1870-1950), Austrian chancellor and president

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vybrané statistické údaje za obec" (in Czech). Czech Statistical Office. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved August 3, 2009.

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