Vyskytná

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Vyskytná
Municipality
Skyline of Vyskytná
Flag of Vyskytná
Flag
Coat of arms of Vyskytná
Coat of arms
Vyskytná is located in Czech Republic
Vyskytná
Vyskytná
Coordinates: 49°25′39″N 15°21′44″E / 49.42750°N 15.36222°E / 49.42750; 15.36222Coordinates: 49°25′39″N 15°21′44″E / 49.42750°N 15.36222°E / 49.42750; 15.36222
Country  Czech Republic
Region Vysočina
District Pelhřimov
Area
 • Total 14.68 km2 (5.67 sq mi)
Elevation 613 m (2,011 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 709
 • Density 48/km2 (130/sq mi)
Postal code 393 01 to 394 05
Website http://www.vyskytna.cz

Vyskytná (German Böhmisch Gießhübel) is a village and municipality (obec) in Pelhřimov District in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 14.68 square kilometres (5.67 sq mi), and has a population of 709 (as at 15 May 2009).

Vyskytná lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) east of Pelhřimov, 17 km (11 mi) west of Jihlava, and 100 km (62 mi) south-east of Prague.

The first cited evidence goes as far back as 1226 and the first written evidence is from the 13th century. The village was originally a town, which was damaged during the Hussite wars. There is a village green, a school, 2 pubs, a camp, and a Church. The Church was dedicated in 1290 and it was built in a Gothic style.

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