Zborovice

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Zborovice
Municipality
Flag of Zborovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Zborovice
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Zborovice is located in Czech Republic
Zborovice
Zborovice
Coordinates: 49°15′7″N 17°17′1″E / 49.25194°N 17.28361°E / 49.25194; 17.28361Coordinates: 49°15′7″N 17°17′1″E / 49.25194°N 17.28361°E / 49.25194; 17.28361
Country  Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Kroměříž
Area
 • Total 12.47 km2 (4.81 sq mi)
Elevation 247 m (810 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,594
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Postal code 768 32

Zborovice is a village and municipality (obec) in Kroměříž District in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of 12.47 square kilometres (4.81 sq mi), and has a population of 1,594 (as at 28 August 2006). Zborovice lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) south-west of Kroměříž, 28 km (17 mi) west of Zlín, and 227 km (141 mi) south-east of Prague.

History[edit]

The first written mention of Zborovice is from 1276, but settlement in the area extends far further into the past. This has been proven by archaeological excavations in a nearby village, 10th century earrings and rings were found. In 1881, a rail line was built to Kroměříž for the transportation of sugar pulp.[1]

Administration[edit]

The administrative division of Zborovice is called the Municipal Office of Zborovice, the current mayor is Jaromir Kunc.[2]

Education[edit]

There is a school, simply called Skola Zborovice (Zborovice School).[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obec Zborovice History". 24 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Office of Zborovice". 24 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Zborovice School". 24 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Official Website for Zborovice School". 24 October 2010. 

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