Hořín

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Hořín
Municipality and village
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Flag of Hořín
Flag
Coat of arms of Hořín
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian Region
DistrictMělník District
Government
Area
 • Total5.6 sq mi (14.4 km2)
Elevation
528 ft (161 m)
Population
(2011)
 • Total744
 • Density130/sq mi (52/km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Hořín is a village and municipality in Mělník District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

There is the burial vault of the family of Lobkowicz.

The village is protected by a flood wall, due to a high amount of flooded buildings in European floods in 2002.

In the municipality of Hořín there are four villages: Hořín, Brozánky, Vrbno and Zelčín.

Notable people[edit]

Jan August Vitásek, a Bohemian composer, was born at Hořín on 20 February 1770.

References[edit]

  • This article was initially translated from the Czech Wikipedia.


Coordinates: 50°21′N 14°28′E / 50.350°N 14.467°E / 50.350; 14.467