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Hodonín
Town
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Hodonín
Flag
Coat of arms of Hodonín
Coat of arms
Hodonín is located in Czech Republic
Hodonín
Hodonín
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°50?56?N 17°7?57?E / 48.84889°N 17.13250°E / 48.84889; 17.13250Coordinates: 48°50?56?N 17°7?57?E / 48.84889°N 17.13250°E / 48.84889; 17.13250
CountryCzech Republic
RegionSouth Moravian
DistrictHodonín
Founded11th century
Government
 o MayorLibor St?echa
Area
 o Total63.05 km2 (24.34 sq mi)
Elevation
167 m (548 ft)
Population
(2019-01-01[1])
 o Total24,682
 o Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
695 01
Websitewww.hodonin.eu

Hodonín (Czech pronunciation: ['?odo?i:n]; German: Göding) is a town on the River Morava in the southeast of Moravia, in the Czech Republic. It lies in the South Moravian Region. The population is around 25,000.

History

Hodonín was first mentioned in 1046. In 1228 it became a town. In 1850 Tomá? Garrigue Masaryk, the first president of independent Czechoslovakia, was born here.

Economy

In the vicinity of the town there is an oil field and a stratum of brown coal, which was formerly transported to the town of Otrokovice, a few kilometers from the city of Zlín, by the Ba?a Canal, which was built by the Czech entrepreneur Tomá? Ba?a and now operates as a tourist attraction.

Demography

Notable people

Twin towns -- sister cities

Hodonín is twinned with:[2]

References

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Partnerská m?sta: M?sto Hodonín" (in Czech). M?sto B?eclav. Retrieved 2019.

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