|Elevation||256 m (840 ft)|
|Area||17.13 km2 (6.61 sq mi)|
|Density||524 / km2 (1,357 / sq mi)|
|Mayor||Bc. Jiří Dospíšil|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||666 01|
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Tišnov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈcɪʃnof]; German: Tischnowitz) is a town in the Czech Republic. Tišnov is a town in the Brno-Country District of the South Moravian Region, 22 km northwest of Brno, near the confluence of the Svratka and Loučky rivers. In 2010 there were 8,704 inhabitants.
The first recorded mention of Tišnov (then using the name Tušnovice) is found in a charter of 1233, which is mentioned in the Cistercian convent Porta Coeli founded three years earlier by Constance of Hungary. After the founding of the monastery, he was Tišnov Moravian Margrave Přemysl (brother of King Wenceslas I.) donated. The property remained a monastery until its dissolution in 1782.
After being named as Tischnowitz or Tischnovitz, the town became known as Tišnov, and was included in Brno-area district in 1869. A railway line connecting Tišnov to Brno was constructed in 1885, and twenty years later the track was extended to Havlíčkův Brod, by which time Tišnov was its own municipality.
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- Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
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