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Moravské Budějovice (Czech: [ˈmorafskɛː ˈbuɟɛjovɪtsɛ]; German: Mährisch Budwitz) is a town in Vysočina Region, Czech Republic. It sits astride the E59 highway between Jihlava (45 km to the north) and Znojmo (30 km to the south). The town has around 7,500 inhabitants.

Moravské Budějovice

Mährisch Budwitz
Town
Town hall in Moravské Budějovice
Town hall in Moravské Budějovice
Flag of Moravské Budějovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Moravské Budějovice
Coat of arms
Moravské Budějovice is located in Czech Republic
Moravské Budějovice
Moravské Budějovice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°03′10″N 15°48′30″E / 49.05278°N 15.80833°E / 49.05278; 15.80833Coordinates: 49°03′10″N 15°48′30″E / 49.05278°N 15.80833°E / 49.05278; 15.80833
CountryCzech Republic
RegionVysočina
DistrictTřebíč
First mentioned1231
Government
 • MayorVlastimil Bařinka
Area
 • Total37.15 km2 (14.34 sq mi)
Elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total7,364
 • Density200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
676 02
Websitewww.mbudejovice.cz

The villages Jackov, Lažínky, Vesce and Vranín are administrative parts of Moravské Budějovice.

HistoryEdit

Until 1918, Moravské Budějovice (as Mährisch Budwitz) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the district with the same name, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[2]

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  3. ^ "Partnerská města" (in Czech). Město Moravské Budějovice. Retrieved 2019-08-26.

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