Dubňany (Czech pronunciation: [ˈdubɲanɪ]) is a town in Hodonín District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 6,200 inhabitants.

Dubňany
Town square with the town hall
Town square with the town hall
Flag of Dubňany
Coat of arms of Dubňany
Dubňany is located in Czech Republic
Dubňany
Dubňany
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°55′1″N 17°5′24″E / 48.91694°N 17.09000°E / 48.91694; 17.09000Coordinates: 48°55′1″N 17°5′24″E / 48.91694°N 17.09000°E / 48.91694; 17.09000
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictHodonín
First mentioned1349
Government
 • MayorFrantišek Tříska
Area
 • Total22.58 km2 (8.72 sq mi)
Elevation
200 m (700 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total6,231
 • Density280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
696 03
Websitewww.dubnany.eu

GeographyEdit

Dubňany is located about 7 kilometres (4 mi) north of Hodonín. It lies in a flat landscape of the Lower Morava Valley. The Kyjovka River flows west of the town and supplies several fish ponds. The Jaroševický pond has an area of almost 100 hectares (250 acres) and is one of the largest bodies of water in the region.[2]

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Dubňany is from 1349. Dubňany became economically significant in the 19th century, when coal mining and glassmaking developed. It was promoted to a town in 1964.[3]

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18692,001—    
18802,449+22.4%
18902,792+14.0%
19003,154+13.0%
19103,842+21.8%
YearPop.±%
19214,067+5.9%
19303,557−12.5%
19503,924+10.3%
19616,418+63.6%
19706,784+5.7%
YearPop.±%
19806,912+1.9%
19916,512−5.8%
20016,661+2.3%
20116,208−6.8%
20216,017−3.1%
Source: Censuses[4][5]

EconomyEdit

In Dubňany is one of the largest photovoltaic power stations in the Czech Republic.[6]

SightsEdit

The most important monument is the Church of Saint Joseph from 1885.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ "Jaroševický rybník" (in Czech). Jaroševický rybník. Retrieved 2022-06-28.
  3. ^ a b "Informace o městě" (in Czech). Město Dubňany. Retrieved 2021-12-02.
  4. ^ "Historický lexikon obcí České republiky 1869–2011 – Okres Hodonín" (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.
  6. ^ "V Dubňanech vyrostla jedna z největších slunečních elektráren v zemi". Hodonínský deník. 2008-10-30. Retrieved 2019-05-30.

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