Želechovice nad Dřevnicí

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Želechovice nad Dřevnicí
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Želechovice nad Dřevnicí is located in Czech Republic
Želechovice nad Dřevnicí
Želechovice nad Dřevnicí
Coordinates: 49°13′4″N 17°44′46″E / 49.21778°N 17.74611°E / 49.21778; 17.74611Coordinates: 49°13′4″N 17°44′46″E / 49.21778°N 17.74611°E / 49.21778; 17.74611
Country  Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Zlín
 • Total 16.03 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Elevation 242 m (794 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,957
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Postal code 763 11
Website http://www.zelechovice.net

Želechovice nad Dřevnicí is a village and municipality (obec) in Zlín District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 16.03 square kilometres (6.19 sq mi), and has a population of 1,957 (as at 13 June 2008).

Želechovice nad Dřevnicí lies on the Dřevnice river, approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of Zlín and 259 km (161 mi) east of Prague. The village is situated east of the town of Zlin. The state road I/49, which connects Zlin with Vsetin and Slovak border goes through the village. The village also lies on the train track of regional importance (Otrokovice-Zlin-Vizovice track, code 331). This track is not electrified, but offers a good range of regional public transport. Zelechovice nad Drevnici is connected to local public transport network of Zlin and Otrokovice towns (provider DSZO, Dopravni podnik Zlin-Otrokovice/Public transport company Zlin-Otrokovice) with trolleybus line number 12.