Židlochovice

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Židlochovice
Town
Skyline of Židlochovice
Flag of Židlochovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Židlochovice
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Židlochovice is located in Czech Republic
Židlochovice
Židlochovice
Coordinates: 49°2′22″N 16°37′8″E / 49.03944°N 16.61889°E / 49.03944; 16.61889Coordinates: 49°2′22″N 16°37′8″E / 49.03944°N 16.61889°E / 49.03944; 16.61889
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Brno-Country
Area
 • Total 5.93 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (1.1.2012)
 • Total 3,605
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal code 667 01
Website http://www.zidlochovice.cz/

Židlochovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʒɪdloxovɪtsɛ]; German: Groß Seelowitz) is a town in Brno-Country District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

The town covers an area of 5.93 square kilometres (2.29 sq mi), and has a population of 3,075.

Židlochovice lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Brno.

History[edit]

Until 1918, GROSS-SEELOWITZ - ŽIDLOCHOVICE (named SEELOWITZ before 1867) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the AUSPITZ - HUSTOPEČE district, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[1]

Austrian KK 2 kr stamp, bilingual cancelled in 1881

A post-office was opened in 1850.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967