Holice (Pardubice District)

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Holice
Town
Saint Martin Church
Saint Martin Church
Flag of Holice
Flag
Coat of arms of Holice
Coat of arms
Holice is located in Czech Republic
Holice
Holice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°4′18″N 15°59′15″E / 50.07167°N 15.98750°E / 50.07167; 15.98750Coordinates: 50°4′18″N 15°59′15″E / 50.07167°N 15.98750°E / 50.07167; 15.98750
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPardubice
DistrictPardubice
First mentioned1336
Government
 • MayorOndřej Výborný
Area
 • Total19.69 km2 (7.60 sq mi)
Elevation
245 m (804 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total6,574
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
534 14
Websitewww.mestoholice.cz

Holice, also Holice v Čechách (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦolɪtsɛ]; German: Holitz, Holitz in Böhmen) is a town in Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic.

History[edit]

Holice was first mentioned in 1336. It obtained the town status in the 15th century.

Holice today[edit]

Holice microregion[edit]

Holice serves as center of microregion with villages: Býšť, Dobříkov, Dolní Roveň, Dolní Ředice, Horní Jelení, Horní Ředice, Chvojenec, Jaroslav, Ostřetín, Poběžovice u Holic, Radhošť, Trusnov, Týnišťko, Uhersko, Veliny and Vysoké Chvojno.

Notable people[edit]

Notable events[edit]

  • From 2018, an International Motocross Race - Memorial Michaela Špačka, is held at the beginning of September at the motocross track in Poběžovice. [2][3]

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ https://www.motocrossholice.com/memorial-2019/
  3. ^ https://www.motocrossholice.com/2018/09/12/vsichni-na-kopec/

External links[edit]