Votice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvocɪtsɛ]; German: Wotitz) is a town in Benešov District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 4,500 inhabitants.

Votice
Komenského Square
Flag of Votice
Coat of arms of Votice
Votice is located in Czech Republic
Votice
Votice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°38′25″N 14°38′17″E / 49.64028°N 14.63806°E / 49.64028; 14.63806Coordinates: 49°38′25″N 14°38′17″E / 49.64028°N 14.63806°E / 49.64028; 14.63806
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictBenešov
First mentioned1359
Government
 • MayorJiří Slavík
Area
 • Total36.42 km2 (14.06 sq mi)
Elevation
483 m (1,585 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total4,495
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
259 01
Websitewww.mesto-votice.cz

Administrative partsEdit

Villages of Amerika, Beztahov, Bučovice, Budenín, Buchov, Hory, Hostišov, Javor, Kaliště, Košovice, Lysá, Martinice, Mladoušov, Mysletice, Nazdice, Nezdice, Otradovice, Srbice, Střelítov, Větrov, Vranov and Zdeboř are administrative parts of Votice.

GeographyEdit

Votice lies about 16 kilometres (10 mi) south of Benešov. It is located in the Vlašim Uplands. The highest point is the hill Na Kozině, at 678 metres (2,224 ft).

The territory is rich on small ponds. The Mastník Stream flows through the western part of the municipal territory and supplies Velký Mastník pond, the largest of the ponds.

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Votice is from 1359, however the archaeological research showed that the town was probably established in the 12th century.[2]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ "O založení města" (in Czech). Město Votice. Retrieved 2021-06-30.

External linksEdit

Official website