Moravské Budějovice

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Moravské Budějovice
Town
City hall in Moravské Budějovice
City hall in Moravské Budějovice
Flag of Moravské Budějovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Moravské Budějovice
Coat of arms
Moravské Budějovice is located in Czech Republic
Moravské Budějovice
Moravské Budějovice
Location in the Czech Republic
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
CountryCzech Republic
RegionVysočina
DistrictTřebíč
First mentioned1231
Government
 • MayorVlastimil Bařinka
Area
 • Total37.15 km2 (14.34 sq mi)
Elevation465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 • Total7,957
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code676 02
Websitewww.mbudejovice.cz

Moravské Budějovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmorafskɛː ˈbuɟɛjovɪtsɛ]; 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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