Jindřichovice (Sokolov District)

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Jindřichovice (Sokolov District)
Municipality and village
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Coat of arms of Jindřichovice (Sokolov District)
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Country  Czech Republic
Region Karlovy Vary Region
District Sokolov District
Area
 • Total 17.15 sq mi (44.41 km2)
Elevation 2,119 ft (646 m)
Population (2011)
 • Total 506
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Jindřichovice (Sokolov District) (German Heinrichsgrün) is a village and municipality in Sokolov District in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic.

History[edit]

Until 1918, HEINRICHSGRÜN was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the GRASLITZ (Kraslice) district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1]

Austrian KK 15 kreuzer stamp, cancelled HEINRICHSGRÜN in 1897

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In 1938, it was occupied by the Nazi army as one of the municipalities in Sudetenland. The German-speaking population was expelled in 1945 (see the Beneš decrees) and replaced by Czech settlers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Czech Wikipedia.


Coordinates: 50°17′00″N 12°37′29″E / 50.2833°N 12.6247°E / 50.2833; 12.6247