Kuřim

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Coordinates: 49°17′47″N 16°31′32″E / 49.29639°N 16.52556°E / 49.29639; 16.52556
Kuřim
Town
Kurim-kostel.jpg
Church
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Brno-Country
Commune Kuřim
Elevation 286 m (938 ft)
Coordinates 49°17′47″N 16°31′32″E / 49.29639°N 16.52556°E / 49.29639; 16.52556
Area 17.37 km2 (6.71 sq mi)
Population 10,883 (2012)
Density 627 / km2 (1,624 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1226
Mayor Drago Sukalovský
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 664 34
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Kuřim
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.kurim.cz

Kuřim (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkur̝ɪm]; German: Gurein) is a town in the district of Brno-countryside in South Region, 14 km northwest of Brno. In 2011 there were 10 857 inhabitants and is the largest city of Brno-Country district. There is a prison for convicted men aged 18 years and more in the cadaster of the city.

It is placed near Brno.

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