Hořice (Jičín District)

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Coordinates: 50°22′3″N 15°37′53″E / 50.36750°N 15.63139°E / 50.36750; 15.63139
Hořice
Town
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Country Czech Republic
Region Hradec Králové
District Jičín
Commune Hořice (Jičín District)
Coordinates 50°22′3″N 15°37′53″E / 50.36750°N 15.63139°E / 50.36750; 15.63139
Area 21.46 km2 (8.29 sq mi)
Population 9,025 (2006-12-01)
Density 421 / km2 (1,090 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1143
Mayor Ivan Doležal
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 508 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Hořice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.horice.org

Hořice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦor̝ɪtsɛ], German: Horschitz, also known as Hořice v Podkrkonoší) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 9,000 inhabitants.

Villages Březovice, Doubrava, Chlum, Chvalina, Libonice and Svatogothardská Lhota are administrative parts of Hořice.

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