Hroznová Lhota

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Hroznová Lhota
General view of Hroznová Lhota
General view of Hroznová Lhota
Flag of Hroznová Lhota
Flag
Coat of arms of Hroznová Lhota
Coat of arms
Etymology: Grapes' Lhota
Hroznová Lhota is located in Czech Republic
Hroznová Lhota
Hroznová Lhota
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°54′28″N 17°25′1″E / 48.90778°N 17.41694°E / 48.90778; 17.41694Coordinates: 48°54′28″N 17°25′1″E / 48.90778°N 17.41694°E / 48.90778; 17.41694
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictHodonín
First mentioned1371
Area
 • Total9.05 km2 (3.49 sq mi)
Elevation
203 m (666 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total1,240
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
696 63
Websitewww.hroznovalhota.cz

Hroznová Lhota is a municipality and village in Hodonín District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,200 inhabitants. It is located at northern foothill of the White Carpathians mountain range, about 5 km southeast of Veselí nad Moravou and 22 km east-northeast of Hodonín. A protected landscape area White Carpathians extends from the south just into centre of the municipality.

Etymology[edit]

The municipality has a long vine-growing tradition, hence the name meaning Grapes' Lhota which has been in use since late 16th century. Prior it the municipality was named just Lhota or Lhota Veselská.[2]

Notable people[edit]

  • Joža Uprka (1861–1940), painter; lived and died here

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "Historie a současnost obce Hroznová Lhota" (in Czech). Obec Hroznová Lhota. Retrieved 2020-10-28.

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