Tvarožná (Brno-Country District)
General view of the village
|• Total||8.82 km2 (3.41 sq mi)|
|Elevation||257 m (843 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
The oldest written reference is from the year 1288.
The village is famous for the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805 (The Battle of the Three Emperors). A hill near the village, called Santon, was a strategic location for Napoleon's army, being occupied by the French general Clapared and his 17th regiment.
Places of interestEdit
- Santon is a view-point and a tourist attraction. There is a chapel on top of the hill.
- Saint Nicholas church, built in 1880–1881.
- The village contains a replica of the French canon Gribeauval.
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