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Dačice, Palackého náměstí z věže.jpg
Palacký Square
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region South Bohemian
District Jindřichův Hradec
Commune Dačice
River Moravská Dyje
Elevation 577 m (1,893 ft)
Coordinates 49°05′N 15°26′E / 49.083°N 15.433°E / 49.083; 15.433Coordinates: 49°05′N 15°26′E / 49.083°N 15.433°E / 49.083; 15.433
Area 67.11 km2 (25.91 sq mi)
Population 7,947 (2005)
Density 118/km2 (306/sq mi)
First mentioned 1183
Mayor Karel Macků
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 380 01
Dačice is located in Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Dačice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.dacice-mesto.cz/

Dačice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈdatʃɪtsɛ]; German: Datschitz) is a town in southwestern Moravia, currently belonging to the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 8,000 inhabitants. It is notable as the home of the sugar cube, which was invented there in 1843 by Jakob Christof Rad.


Until 1918, DATSCHITZ - DAČICE (DATSCHITZ in 1850) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the district with the same name, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[1]

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Dačice is twinned with:


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

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