Hořice (Jičín District)

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Hořice
Town
Marian column at the George of Poděbrady Square
Flag of Hořice
Flag
Coat of arms of Hořice
Coat of arms
Hořice is located in Czech Republic
Hořice
Hořice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°22′3″N 15°37′53″E / 50.36750°N 15.63139°E / 50.36750; 15.63139Coordinates: 50°22′3″N 15°37′53″E / 50.36750°N 15.63139°E / 50.36750; 15.63139
CountryCzech Republic
RegionHradec Králové
DistrictJičín
First mentioned1143
Government
 • MayorIvan Doležal
Area
 • Total21.46 km2 (8.29 sq mi)
Population
(2006-12-01)
 • Total9,025
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
508 01
Websitewww.horice.org

Hořice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦor̝ɪtsɛ], German: Horschitz, also known as Hořice v Podkrkonoší) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 9,000 inhabitants.

Villages Březovice, Doubrava, Chlum, Chvalina, Libonice and Svatogothardská Lhota are administrative parts of Hořice.

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