Kunovice (Uherské Hradiště District)

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Kunovice
Town
Kunovice square.jpg
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Uherské Hradiště
Commune Uherské Hradiště
Elevation 198 m (650 ft)
Coordinates 49°2′26″N 17°27′58″E / 49.04056°N 17.46611°E / 49.04056; 17.46611Coordinates: 49°2′26″N 17°27′58″E / 49.04056°N 17.46611°E / 49.04056; 17.46611
Area 28.54 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Population 5,352 (2006-08-28)
Density 188/km2 (487/sq mi)
First mentioned 1196
Mayor Jiří Vařecha
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 686 04
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Kunovice (Uherské Hradiště District)
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mesto-kunovice.cz
Church of SS Peter and Paul

Kunovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkunovɪtsɛ]) is a town in the Uherské Hradiště District, Zlín Region, Czech Republic.

History[edit]

The first written records of Kunovice date back to 1196.

Until 1918, KUNOWITZ - KUNOVICE was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the UNGARISCH HRADISCH - Uherské Hradiště district, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[1]

Austrian KK 12 kreuzer stamp, bilingual cancelled in 1890

A post-office was opened in 1869.

Kunovice gained the official status of a town in 1997 .

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ "Contacts." Let Kunovice. Retrieved on 19 May 2011. "Aircraft Industries, a.s. Na Záhonech 1177 686 04 Kunovice Czech Republic" - Address in Czech: "Aircraft Industries, a.s. Na Záhonech 1177 686 04 Kunovice Česká republika"

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