Velké Hoštice

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Coordinates: 49°56′26″N 17°58′16″E / 49.94056°N 17.97111°E / 49.94056; 17.97111
Velké Hoštice
German: Groß Hoschütz
Village
Zámek Velké Hoštice.jpg
16th century Château in classical Baroque-Rococo character, a former estate and residence of the Moravian-Bohemian Counts of Chorinsky Barons of Ledske dynasty
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Official name: Velké Hoštice
Country Czech Republic
Region Moravian-Silesian Region
District Opava District
Commune Opava
Elevation 252 m (827 ft)
Coordinates 49°56′26″N 17°58′16″E / 49.94056°N 17.97111°E / 49.94056; 17.97111
Area 10.04 km2 (3.88 sq mi)
Population 1,786 (2010)
Density 178 / km2 (461 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1220
Mayor Alfons Pospiech
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 747 31
Area code +420 553
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Location in the Moravian-Silesian Region
Wikimedia Commons: Velké Hoštice
Website: www.hostice.cz

Velké Hoštice (German: Groß Hoschütz) is a village in the district of Opava, Czech Republic. It belongs to the greater Moravian-Silesian Region and is located in the northern tip of the micro Hlučín Region, close to the border with Poland. It has around 1,700 inhabitants. The 16th century Château found in Velké Hoštice and its estate was once part of the Moravian-Bohemian Counts of Chorinsky Barons of Ledske dynasty.

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