Kněždub

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Kněždub
Municipality
Bust of Joža Uprka
Bust of Joža Uprka
Flag of Kněždub
Flag
Coat of arms of Kněždub
Coat of arms
Kněždub is located in Czech Republic
Kněždub
Kněždub
Coordinates: 48°52′52″N 17°23′45″E / 48.88111°N 17.39583°E / 48.88111; 17.39583Coordinates: 48°52′52″N 17°23′45″E / 48.88111°N 17.39583°E / 48.88111; 17.39583
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictHodonín
Area
 • Total16.09 km2 (6.21 sq mi)
Elevation
185 m (607 ft)
Population
(1.1.2012)
 • Total1,129
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Postal code
696 64
Websitehttp://knezdub.obec.cz

Kněždub is a village and municipality (obec) in Hodonín District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 16.09 square kilometres (6.21 sq mi), and has a population of 1,124 (as at 1 January 2008).

Kněždub lies approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Hodonín, 67 km (42 mi) south-east of Brno, and 254 km (158 mi) south-east of Prague.

It is the birthplace of Joža Uprka, František Úprka and Antoš Frolka.

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