|Elevation||256 m (840 ft)|
|Area||17.13 km2 (6.61 sq mi)|
|Density||508 / km2 (1,316 / sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||666 01|
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Tišnov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈcɪʃnof]; German: Tischnowitz) is a town in the Czech Republic. Tišnov is a town in the Brno-Country District of the South Moravian Region, 22 km northwest of Brno, near the confluence of the Svratka and Loučky rivers. In 2010 there were 8,704 inhabitants.
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Tišnov already in the 13th century developed into a town in 1416, he was King Wenceslas IV granted the right to hold an annual market. The town was promoted Tišnov 1788. Tisnov was until 1848 based management Tišnov estate. In 1850 under the name of the municipality in the district Tišnov, in 1869-1890 the municipality in the district of Brno-area, in 1900-1950 the municipality in the district Tišnov. (From 1896-1960 he was Tišnov district town.) In 1961-1970 the municipality in the district of Brno-Country, in 1991 the municipality in the district of Brno-Country.
A significant impetus for the development of the town in 1885 meant the railway, which connects the city of Brno. Twenty years later the track was extended to today's Havlíčkův Brod. The original track is among railway enthusiasts known as the Old Tišnovka.
The first recorded mention of Tišnov (then using the name Tušnovice) is found in a charter of 1233, which is mentioned in the Cistercian convent Porta Coeli founded three years earlier by Constance of Hungary (1181-1240), widow of Přemysl Otakar I (1155 - 1230). After the founding of the monastery, he was Tišnov Moravian Margrave Přemysl (brother of King Wenceslas I.) donated. The property remained a monastery until its dissolution in 1782.
Until 1918, TIŠNOV - TISCHNOWITZ was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the district with the same name, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.
The name was only TISCHNOWITZ or TISCHNOVITZ before 1867.
- 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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