Malé Svatoňovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmalɛː ˈsvatoɲovɪtsɛ]; German: Klein Schwadowitz) is a municipality and village in Trutnov District in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,500 inhabitants. It lies in the Jestřebí hory mountain range. It is known as the birthplace of a notable Czech writer Karel Čapek.
|• Mayor||Vladimír Provazník|
|• Total||6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)|
|Elevation||441 m (1,447 ft)|
|• Density||220/km2 (570/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Villages of Odolov, Petrovice and Strážkovice are administrative parts of Malé Svatoňovice.
In the square of Malé Svatoňovice is the Baroque Church of Seven Joys of the Virgin Mary from 1734. The church was built on the site of seven springs with allegedly healing effects and became a pilgrimage site. The springs now rise in the chapel, which was built in 1732. The church was rebuilt in 1830–1831 into its current form. In the upper part of the municipality are Stations of the Cross with seven chapels.
- Karel Čapek (1890–1938), writer
- "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2021". Czech Statistical Office. 2021-04-30.
- "Výročí 160 let provozu trati Jaroměř – Česká Skalice – Malé Svatoňovice" (in Czech). Železniční muzeum Výtopna Jaroměř. 2019-05-27. Retrieved 2021-09-22.
- "Poutní kostel Sedmi radostí Panny Marie a Studánka" (in Czech). Obec Malé Svatoňovice. Retrieved 2021-09-22.
- "Muzeum bratří Čapků" (in Czech). Obec Malé Svatoňovice. Retrieved 2021-09-22.
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