Hovězí

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Hovězí
Municipality
Flag of Hovězí
Flag
Coat of arms of Hovězí
Coat of arms
Hovězí is located in Czech Republic
Hovězí
Hovězí
Coordinates: 49°18′9″N 18°3′38″E / 49.30250°N 18.06056°E / 49.30250; 18.06056Coordinates: 49°18′9″N 18°3′38″E / 49.30250°N 18.06056°E / 49.30250; 18.06056
Country  Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Vsetín
Area
 • Total 22.1 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Elevation 385 m (1,263 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,407
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Postal code 756 01
Website http://www.obec-hovezi.cz

Hovězí is a village and municipality (obec) in Vsetín District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. The name of the village, translated to English, is literally "beef".

The municipality covers an area of 22.1 square kilometres (8.5 sq mi), and has a population of 2,407 (as at 28 August 2006).

Hovězí lies on the Vsetínská Bečva river, approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south-east of Vsetín, 30 km (19 mi) east of Zlín, and 277 km (172 mi) east of Prague.

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