Chvalčov

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Chvalčov
Municipality
Obřany Castle ruins
Obřany Castle ruins
Flag of Chvalčov
Flag
Coat of arms of Chvalčov
Coat of arms
Chvalčov is located in Czech Republic
Chvalčov
Chvalčov
Coordinates: 49°23′32″N 17°42′19″E / 49.39222°N 17.70528°E / 49.39222; 17.70528Coordinates: 49°23′32″N 17°42′19″E / 49.39222°N 17.70528°E / 49.39222; 17.70528
Country Czech Republic
RegionZlín
DistrictKroměříž
Area
 • Total22.95 km2 (8.86 sq mi)
Elevation
386 m (1,266 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,623
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Postal code
768 72
Websitehttp://www.obec-chvalcov.cz

Chvalčov is a village and municipality (obec) in Kroměříž District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 22.95 square kilometres (8.86 sq mi), and has a population of 1,623 (as at 2 October 2006).

Chvalčov lies approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) north-east of Kroměříž, 18 km (11 mi) north of Zlín, and 249 km (155 mi) east of Prague.

The Hostýn hill, a Catholic pilgrimage site, lies in the cadastrial area of Chvalčov.

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