For the village in Poland, see Choceń
Choceň (Czech pronunciation: [ˈxotsɛɲ]; German: Chotzen) is a town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has c. 9,100 inhabitants.
First written document mentions this place in 1227. In 1562 building of large Choceň Castle started.
In 1947 there were 6,789 inhabintants of Chocen. It was a rail junction then.
The town lies on a main railway between Prague, Pardubice, Ústí nad Orlicí and Brno.
- ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazeteer. (New York: Columbia University Press, 1952) p. 403