The house, where Alois Jirásek was born
|Elevation||364 m (1,194 ft)|
|Area||22.03 km2 (8.51 sq mi)|
|Density||287 / km2 (743 / sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||549 31 - 549 34|
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Hronov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦronof]) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 6,500 inhabitants. It is located near the Polish border. The Festival of amateur theatre Jiráskův Hronov passes of here every year. It was named after the most famous Czech writer Alois Jirásek, who was born here.
Villages Malá Čermná, Rokytník, Velký Dřevíč, Žabokrky and Zbečník are administrative parts of Hronov
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Until 1918, the HRONOW - HRONOV town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the NACHOD (Náchod) district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.
A post-office was opened in 1865.
Famous people born in Hronov
- Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
- Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.
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