Moravské Budějovice

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Moravské Budějovice
Town
Moravske Budejovice radnice.JPG
City hall in Moravské Budějovice
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Vysočina
District Třebíč
Commune Moravské Budějovice
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Coordinates 49°03′10″N 15°48′30″E / 49.05278°N 15.80833°E / 49.05278; 15.80833Coordinates: 49°03′10″N 15°48′30″E / 49.05278°N 15.80833°E / 49.05278; 15.80833
Area 37.15 km2 (14.34 sq mi)
Population 7,957
Density 214/km2 (554/sq mi)
First mentioned 1231
Mayor Vlastimil Bařinka
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 676 02
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Moravské Budějovice
Website: www.mbudejovice.cz

Moravské Budějovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmorafskɛː ˈbuɟɛjovɪt͡sɛ]; German: (Mährisch) Budwitz) is a town in Vysočina Region, Czech Republic. It sits astride the E59 highway between Jihlava (Iglau) (45 km to the north) and Znojmo (Znaim) (30 km to the south). The town has around 8,000 inhabitants.

The villages Jackov, Lažínky, Vesce and Vranín are administrative parts of Moravské Budějovice.

History[edit]

Until 1918, Moravské Budějovice (as Mährisch Budwitz) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the district with the same name, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967

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