Hroznová Lhota

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Hroznová Lhota
Hroznová Lhota, kostel.jpg
Church of Saint John the Baptist
Coat of arms
Name origin: grape (ADJECTIVE) + Lhota
Country Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Hodonín
Commune Veselí nad Moravou
Elevation 203 m (666 ft)
Coordinates 48°54′24″N 17°25′03″E / 48.90667°N 17.41750°E / 48.90667; 17.41750Coordinates: 48°54′24″N 17°25′03″E / 48.90667°N 17.41750°E / 48.90667; 17.41750
Area 9.05 km2 (3.49 sq mi)
Population 1,274 (2012-01-01)
Density 141/km2 (365/sq mi)
First mentioned 1371
Mayor Ing. Petr Hanák
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 696 63
Hroznová Lhota is located in Czech Republic
Hroznová Lhota
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Hroznová Lhota

Hroznová Lhota is a village and municipality in South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. It is located at northern foothill of the White Carpathians (Bílé Karpaty) mountain range, about 5 km southeast of Veselí nad Moravou and 22 km east-northeast of Hodonín. A protected landscape area (CHKO Bílé Karpaty) extends from the south just into centre of the village. The population as of 2007 was 1240.

The village has a long vine-growing tradition, hence the name meaning Lhota of grapes“ which has been in use since late 16th century. Prior it the village was named just Lhota or Veselská Lhota (Lhota of Veselí)

Hroznová Lhota was the home of Joža Uprka, famous Czech artist (a painter whose subjects were mostly local people and their lives).

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