Besednice

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Besednice
Městys
Skyline of Besednice
Flag of Besednice
Flag
Coat of arms of Besednice
Coat of arms
Besednice is located in Czech Republic
Besednice
Besednice
Coordinates: 48°47′29″N 14°33′34″E / 48.79139°N 14.55944°E / 48.79139; 14.55944Coordinates: 48°47′29″N 14°33′34″E / 48.79139°N 14.55944°E / 48.79139; 14.55944
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Bohemian
District Český Krumlov
Area
 • Total 16.1 km2 (6.2 sq mi)
Elevation 575 m (1,886 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 879
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Postal code 382 41 to 382 81
Website www.besednice.cz

Besednice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈbɛsɛɟɲɪtsɛ]) is a market town (městys) in Český Krumlov District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

The town covers an area of 16.1 square kilometres (6.2 sq mi), and has a population of 867 (as at 28 August 2006).

Besednice lies approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) east of Český Krumlov, 22 km (14 mi) south of České Budějovice, and 145 km (90 mi) south of Prague.

The landscape around the Besednice is also known as a site of the moldavites (an olive-green or dull greenish vitreous substance). The visitors can see the typical architectural style on the village common. This style is well known as a folk baroque and it is distinctive in the villages in the South Bohemia.

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