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Hronov, Jiráskovo divadlo.jpg
Centre of city Hronov with elementary school in right and Jiraskovo divadlo in left.
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Hradec Králové
District Náchod
Commune Náchod
Municipality Hronov
Elevation 364 m (1,194 ft)
Coordinates 50°28′38″N 16°11′0″E / 50.47722°N 16.18333°E / 50.47722; 16.18333Coordinates: 50°28′38″N 16°11′0″E / 50.47722°N 16.18333°E / 50.47722; 16.18333
Area 22.03 km2 (8.51 sq mi)
Population 6,328 (1.1.2012)
Density 287/km2 (743/sq mi)
First mentioned 1359
Mayor Hana Nedvědová
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 549 31 - 549 34
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Hronov

Hronov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦronof]) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 6,500 inhabitants. It is located near the Polish border.

The Jiráskův Hronov festival of amateur theatre takes place here every year. The festival is named after the famous Czech writer Alois Jirásek, who was born here.


All City of Hronov from air.

Villages Malá Čermná, Rokytník, Velký Dřevíč, Žabokrky and Zbečník are administrative parts of Hronov. In Hronov are sources of water Hronovka and Regnerka.


Until 1918, the HRONOW - HRONOV town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the NACHOD (Náchod) district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1]

A post-office was opened in 1865.[2]

Austrian KK stamp bilingual cancelled at Velký Dřevíč in 1916

Famous people born in Hronov[edit]


  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.

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