Nové Hrady (České Budějovice District)
|Elevation||541 m (1,775 ft)|
|Area||79.68 km2 (30.76 sq mi)|
|Density||33/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||373 33|
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Nové Hrady (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnovɛː ˈɦradɪ]; German: Gratzen), formerly known by its German name of Grazen, is a small town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 2,600 inhabitants.
The old-time town Nové Hrady ("New Castles") lies in the Gratzen Mountains (Czech: Novohradské Hory), which are named after the town, close to the Czech-Austrian border. It is about 30 km south-east of the town České Budějovice on the hill above the Stropnice river (541 m a.s.l.).
People born in this town
- Johann Ritter von Oppolzer (1808–1871), physician
- Robert Martinek (1889–1944), German general
- Carl Hahn, Sr. (de) (1894–1961), Austrian/German automobile engineer, the father of Carl Hahn, Jr.
- Theobald Hock (de), poet
- Georg Franz August von Buquoy (de), poet, businessman lived from 1832 til 1836
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