Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou

Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou (German: Grusbach) is a town in Znojmo District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 3,300 inhabitants. It lies on the Jevišovka River.

Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou
Town square with the town hall
Town square with the town hall
Flag of Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou
Coat of arms of Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou
Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou is located in Czech Republic
Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou
Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°49′47″N 16°24′10″E / 48.82972°N 16.40278°E / 48.82972; 16.40278Coordinates: 48°49′47″N 16°24′10″E / 48.82972°N 16.40278°E / 48.82972; 16.40278
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictZnojmo
First mentioned1131
Government
 • MayorMiroslav Miloš
Area
 • Total25.30 km2 (9.77 sq mi)
Elevation
181 m (594 ft)
Population
 (2021-01-01)[1]
 • Total3,309
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
671 67
Websitewww.hrusovany.cz

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou is from 1131. The settlement was promoted to a town in 1495 by King Vladislaus II. During the rule of counts of Khuen-Belassi in the 19th century, the economical development occurred. The railway from Brno to Vienna, a school and a hospital were built and a sugar factory was founded.[2]

DemographyEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18692,024—    
18802,274+12.4%
18902,162−4.9%
19002,362+9.3%
19102,569+8.8%
19212,643+2.9%
19302,945+11.4%
19502,076−29.5%
YearPop.±%
19612,470+19.0%
19702,487+0.7%
19803,090+24.2%
19913,276+6.0%
20013,274−0.1%
20113,162−3.4%
20213,309+4.6%
Source: Historical lexicon of municipalities of the Czech Republic[3]

EconomyEdit

Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou is known for the sugar factory, which is still in operation. It was founded in 1848. Today it is owned by Agrana conglomerate.[4]

SightsEdit

The parish Church of Saint Stephan is the one of the most valuable monuments. It was built in the late Baroque style in 1758 by plans of the architect Joseph Emanuel Fischer von Erlach. It replaced an old church first mentioned in 1339.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2021". Czech Statistical Office. 2021-04-30.
  2. ^ "Strategický plán rozvoje města Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou 2014–2020" (in Czech). Město Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou. p. 22. Retrieved 2021-11-19.
  3. ^ "Historický lexikon obcí České republiky 1869–2011 – Okres Znojmo" (in Czech). Czech Statistical Office. 2015-12-21. pp. 3–4.
  4. ^ "Historie" (in Czech). Moravskoslezské cukrovary s.r.o. Retrieved 2021-11-19.
  5. ^ "Hrušovanské pamětihodnosti" (in Czech). Město Hrušovany nad Jevišovkou. Retrieved 2021-11-19.

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