Uherský Ostroh

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Uherský Ostroh
Town
Town square
Town square
Flag of Uherský Ostroh
Flag
Coat of arms of Uherský Ostroh
Coat of arms
Etymology: Hungarian promontory
Uherský Ostroh is located in Czech Republic
Uherský Ostroh
Uherský Ostroh
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°59′15″N 17°22′54″E / 48.98750°N 17.38167°E / 48.98750; 17.38167Coordinates: 48°59′15″N 17°22′54″E / 48.98750°N 17.38167°E / 48.98750; 17.38167
CountryCzech Republic
RegionZlín
DistrictUherské Hradiště
MunicipalityUherský Ostroh
First mentioned1286
Government
 • MayorVlastimil Vaněk
Area
 • Total26.52 km2 (10.24 sq mi)
Elevation
178 m (584 ft)
Population
 (2006-08-28)
 • Total4,483
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
687 24
Websiteuhostroh.cz

Uherský Ostroh (Czech pronunciation: [ˈuɦɛrskiː ˈostrox]) is a town in the Uherské Hradiště District, Zlín Region, Czech Republic, located about 11 km southwest of Uherské Hradiště. It lies in the ethnographic Slovácko region.