Popůvky (Brno-Country District)

Popůvky is a small village outside Brno, Czech Republic. The population is about 700. The most heavily used highway in the Czech Republic goes through the center of the village. The village is popular with tourists due to its proximity to Brno. During the time around the Czechoslovakian Grand Prix, Popůvky hosts as many as 50,000 visitors. Popůvky was the birthplace of Wilhelm Puttick (1856-1929), who researched the karst of the Planina Polje (southwestern Slovenia) and significantly contributed to the development of speleology in Slovenia.

Popůvky
Village
Chapel of St John of Nepomuk
Chapel of St John of Nepomuk
Flag of Popůvky
Flag
Coat of arms of Popůvky
Coat of arms
Popůvky is located in Czech Republic
Popůvky
Popůvky
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°10′56″N 16°28′22″E / 49.18222°N 16.47278°E / 49.18222; 16.47278Coordinates: 49°10′56″N 16°28′22″E / 49.18222°N 16.47278°E / 49.18222; 16.47278
CountryCzech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictBrno-Country
MunicipalityŠlapanice
Area
 • Total7.45 km2 (2.88 sq mi)
Elevation
288 m (945 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total1,275
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
664 41
Websitewww.popuvky.cz