Tvarožná (Brno-Country District)

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Tvarožná
Municipality
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Tvarožná is located in Czech Republic
Tvarožná
Tvarožná
Coordinates: 49°11′42″N 16°46′19″E / 49.19500°N 16.77194°E / 49.19500; 16.77194Coordinates: 49°11′42″N 16°46′19″E / 49.19500°N 16.77194°E / 49.19500; 16.77194
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Brno-Country
Area
 • Total 8.82 km2 (3.41 sq mi)
Elevation 257 m (843 ft)
Population (31.12.2008)
 • Total 1,217
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Postal code 664 05
Website http://www.tvarozna.cz

Tvarožná is a village in Brno-Country District, Czech Republic; about 10 km east of Brno.
Area: 883 ha
Population: over 1200 inhabitants
Postal code: 664 05
A brook flows through the village.
There are two ponds.

History
The oldest written reference is from the year 1288.

The village is famous for the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805 (The Battle of the Three Emperors). A hill near the village, called Santon, was a strategic location for Napoleon's army, being occupied by the French general Clapared and his 17th regiment.

Sights

  • Santon is a view-point and a tourist attraction. There is a chapel on top of the hill.
  • Saint Nicholas church, built in 1880-1881.
  • The village contains a replica of the French canon Gribeauval.

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