Jevišovka

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Jevišovka
Municipality
Skyline of Jevišovka
Flag of Jevišovka
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Coat of arms of Jevišovka
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Jevišovka is located in Czech Republic
Jevišovka
Jevišovka
Coordinates: 48°50′15″N 16°27′24″E / 48.83750°N 16.45667°E / 48.83750; 16.45667Coordinates: 48°50′15″N 16°27′24″E / 48.83750°N 16.45667°E / 48.83750; 16.45667
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Břeclav
Area
 • Total 12.64 km2 (4.88 sq mi)
Elevation 177 m (581 ft)
Population (1.1.2012)
 • Total 627
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Postal code 691 83
Website http://www.jevisovka.cz

Jevišovka, formerly Frélichov (German: Fröllersdorf, Croatian: Frjelištorf, Frielištof) is a village and municipality (obec) in Břeclav District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 12.64 square kilometres (4.88 sq mi), and has a population of 568 (as at 3 July 2006).

Jevišovka lies on the confluence of Jevišovka and Dyje rivers, approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi) west of Břeclav, 42 km (26 mi) south of Brno, and 203 km (126 mi) south-east of Prague.

In the past a large Croatian community lived in the village (74% in 1930). There was also a minority of Germans (17% in 1930). The Germans were expelled after World War II and Croats were also forcibly relocated in 1948.

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