Dobronín

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Dobronín
Municipality
Skyline of Dobronín
Flag of Dobronín
Flag
Coat of arms of Dobronín
Coat of arms
Dobronín is located in Czech Republic
Dobronín
Dobronín
Coordinates: 49°28′45″N 15°39′2″E / 49.47917°N 15.65056°E / 49.47917; 15.65056Coordinates: 49°28′45″N 15°39′2″E / 49.47917°N 15.65056°E / 49.47917; 15.65056
Country  Czech Republic
Region Vysočina
District Jihlava
Area
 • Total 13.73 km2 (5.30 sq mi)
Elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,934
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal code 588 12
Website http://www.dobronin.cz/

Dobronín (Czech pronunciation: [ˈdobroɲiːn]; German: Dobrenz) is a village and municipality (obec) in Jihlava District in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 13.73 square kilometres (5.30 sq mi), and has a population of 1,934 (as at 3 July 2006).

Dobronín lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) north-east of Jihlava and 112 km (70 mi) south-east of Prague.

In May 1945, after World War II, local Czechs massacred more than dozen local ethnic German civilians. Since 2009, police investigation continues in that case, as more human remains are unearthed in the village.[1]

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