Koryčany

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Koryčany
Town
Saint Lawrence Church
Saint Lawrence Church
Flag of Koryčany
Flag
Coat of arms of Koryčany
Coat of arms
Koryčany is located in Czech Republic
Koryčany
Koryčany
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°6′23″N 17°10′13″E / 49.10639°N 17.17028°E / 49.10639; 17.17028Coordinates: 49°6′23″N 17°10′13″E / 49.10639°N 17.17028°E / 49.10639; 17.17028
CountryCzech Republic
RegionZlín
DistrictKroměříž
MunicipalityKoryčany
First mentioned1321
Government
 • MayorHana Jamborová
Area
 • Total41.17 km2 (15.90 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2006-07-03)
 • Total2,958
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
768 05
Websitewww.korycany.cz

Koryčany (German: Koritschan) is a small Moravian town in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic.

Sights[edit]

  • Koryčany Castle, a castle located at the site of former festivals
  • Saint Lawrence Church, a Gothic church with valuable Baroque furnishings (1350)
  • Statue of the Virgin Maria at the marketplace near the church of Ondřej Schweigl (1798)
  • Stone portrait of the Three Johns, from the second half of the 18th century, depicting the saints John of Nepomuk, Jan Sarkander and John Chrysostom
  • The Chapel of Saint Florian (1716)
  • Jewish cemetery
  • Ruins of Fort Cimburk

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