Adamov (Blansko District)

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Adamov, kostel a paneláky.jpg
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Blansko
Commune Blansko
Municipality Adamov (Blankso District)
Elevation 258 m (846 ft)
Coordinates 49°18′3″N 16°39′16″E / 49.30083°N 16.65444°E / 49.30083; 16.65444Coordinates: 49°18′3″N 16°39′16″E / 49.30083°N 16.65444°E / 49.30083; 16.65444
Area 3.77 km2 (1.46 sq mi)
Population 4,884 (2006)
Density 1,295/km2 (3,354/sq mi)
First mentioned 1360
Mayor Bc. Roman Pilát
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 679 04
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Adamov

Adamov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈadamof]; German: Adamsthal) is a town in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, near Brno and Blansko.

In St. Barbara Church. a wooden Gothic altarpiece is found called the Zwettl Altar (Světelský oltář), which embodies a preserved part of the original sculpture carved for the Zwettl Abbey in the early 16th century.

Original looks of the Zwettl Altar (drawing from 17th century)
Adamov landscape panorama

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