Hrušky (Břeclav District)

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Hrušky
Municipality
Cultural and social center in the village,
Cultural and social center in the village,
Flag of Hrušky
Flag
Coat of arms of Hrušky
Coat of arms
Hrušky is located in Czech Republic
Hrušky
Hrušky
Coordinates: 48°47′34″N 16°58′27″E / 48.79278°N 16.97417°E / 48.79278; 16.97417Coordinates: 48°47′34″N 16°58′27″E / 48.79278°N 16.97417°E / 48.79278; 16.97417
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Břeclav
Area
 • Total 15.91 km2 (6.14 sq mi)
Elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,458
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Postal code 691 56
Website http://www.hrusky.cz

Hrušky (German Birnbaum) is a village and municipality (obec) in Břeclav District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 15.91 square kilometres (6.14 sq mi), and has a population of 1,458 (as at 3 July 2006).

Hrušky lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) north-east of Břeclav, 53 km (33 mi) south-east of Brno, and 235 km (146 mi) south-east of Prague.

History[edit]

The first written mention of the village dates from 1368.

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