Bochov

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Bochov
Town
Hartenstejn Castle CZ Rimg0344.jpg
Castle Hartenštejn nad Bochovem
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Karlovy Vary
District Karlovy Vary
Commune Karlovy Vary
Elevation 668 m (2,192 ft)
Coordinates 50°9′19″N 13°2′22″E / 50.15528°N 13.03944°E / 50.15528; 13.03944Coordinates: 50°9′19″N 13°2′22″E / 50.15528°N 13.03944°E / 50.15528; 13.03944
Area 95.65 km2 (36.93 sq mi)
Population 2,070 (2011-01-01)
Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
First mentioned 1325
Mayor Miroslav Egert
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 364 71
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Bochov KV CZ.png
Wikimedia Commons: Bochov
Statistics: statnisprava.cz

Bochov (German: Buchau) is a small town (1226 inhabitants in 2011) in the Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic.

History[edit]

BUCHAU was a town in historical Bohemia crownland. Owing to a majority of German speaking population, it was occupied by the nazis as one of the municipalities in Sudetenland from 1938 to 1945.

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Bochov at Wikimedia Commons