Veselí nad Moravou

Veselí nad Moravou (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvɛsɛliː ˈnat moravou], German: Wessely/Wesseli, Wessely/Wesseli an der March) is a town in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 11,000 inhabitants.

Veselí nad Moravou
Town
Saint Bartholomew Square
Saint Bartholomew Square
Flag of Veselí nad Moravou
Flag
Coat of arms of Veselí nad Moravou
Coat of arms
Veselí nad Moravou is located in Czech Republic
Veselí nad Moravou
Veselí nad Moravou
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°57′10″N 17°22′53″E / 48.95278°N 17.38139°E / 48.95278; 17.38139Coordinates: 48°57′10″N 17°22′53″E / 48.95278°N 17.38139°E / 48.95278; 17.38139
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictHodonín
First mentioned1261
Government
 • MayorPetr Kolář (TOP 09)
Area
 • Total35.44 km2 (13.68 sq mi)
 • Land33.36 km2 (12.88 sq mi)
 • Water2.08 km2 (0.80 sq mi)
Elevation
176 m (577 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total10,889
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
698 01
Websitewww.veseli-nad-moravou.cz

Notable peopleEdit

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Veselí nad Moravou is twinned with:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "Mezinárodní spolupráce - partnerská města". veseli-nad-moravou.cz (in Czech). Město Veselí nad Moravou. Retrieved 2020-08-15.

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