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Hosín is a village and municipality (obec) in the České Budějovice District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

Saints Peter and Paul Church
Saints Peter and Paul Church
Location of Hosín
Hosín is located in Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°2′14″N 14°28′33″E / 49.03722°N 14.47583°E / 49.03722; 14.47583Coordinates: 49°2′14″N 14°28′33″E / 49.03722°N 14.47583°E / 49.03722; 14.47583
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemian
DistrictČeské Budějovice
 • Total30.97 km2 (11.96 sq mi)
486 m (1,594 ft)
 • Total751
 • Density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Postal code
373 41
House no. 42
Cycling trail no. 1056 runs through Hosín

The municipality covers an area of 30.97 km2 (11.96 sq mi), and has a population of 751 (as at 31 December 2007).

Hosín lies approximately 7 km (4 mi) north of České Budějovice and 117 km (73 mi) south of Prague.

Places of interestEdit

  • Hosín is associated with the silhouette of Saints Peter and Paul Church seen from Českých Budějovic from 1899 to 1900, part of which is the original Romanesque church from the 12th to 13th centuries with unique Gothic wall paintings from around 1340
  • Baroque rectory from the 18th century
  • Stone wayside shrine from 1636 along the road towards Hluboká nad Vltavou, with the coat-of-arms of the former estate owner, Baltasar Marradas
  • Former Orty china-clay mine
  • Memorial to those killed in World War I
  • Wayside cross in the northeast part of the village
  • Houses built in the "rustic Baroque" style: houses no. 8, 42, and 48

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Hosín include:


  1. ^ Bokal, Ljudmila, ed. 2008. Čebelarski terminološki slovar. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU and Lukovica: Čebelarska zveza Slovenije, p. 255.