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Brno
Statutory ceety
Montage o Brno
• Left, row 1: Cathedral o St. Peter an Paul on Petrov hill • Left, row 2: Veveří Castle • Left, row 3: Heich-rise biggins • Left, row 4: Brno-Tuřany Internaitional Airport • Middle, row 1: Špilberk Castle • Middle, row 2: Ignis Brunensis internaitional firewirk competition • Middle, row 3: Pairk Lužánky • Middle, row 4: Masaryk Circuit, the Brno racin circuit • Richt, row 1: Kirk o St. James • Richt, row 2: A ship on Brno reservoir • Richt, row 3: Mahen Theatre, a pairt o the Naitional Theatre in Brno • Richt, row 4: A pairt o the Brno Exhibeetion Centre

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Brno is located in Czech Republic
Brno
Brno
Location o Brno in Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°12′N 16°37′E / 49.200°N 16.617°E / 49.200; 16.617
Kintra Czech Republic
Historical region Moravie
Region Sooth Moravian Region
Destrict Brno-Ceety Destrict
Foondit ca. 1000[1]
Admeenistrative diveesions Bohunice, Bosonohy, Bystrc, Centre, Černovice, Chrlice, Ivanovice, Jehnice, Jundrov, Kníničky, Kohoutovice, Komín, Královo Pole, Lesná, Líšeň, Maloměřice and Obřany, Medlánky, North, Nový Lískovec, Ořešín, Řečkovice and Mokrá Hora, Slatina, South, Starý Lískovec, Tuřany, Útěchov, Vinohrady, Žabovřesky, Žebětín, Židenice
Government
 • Mayor Roman Onderka (ČSSD)
Area
 • Statutory ceety 230.19 km2 (88.88 sq mi)
 • Land 225.73 km2 (87.15 sq mi)
 • Water 4.46 km2 (1.72 sq mi)
 • Metro 3,170 km2 (1,220 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 237 m (778 ft)
Highest elevation 425 m (1,394 ft)
Lowest elevation 190 m (620 ft)
Population (26 Mairch 2011)[3][4][5]
 • Statutory ceety 384,277
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
 • Metro ca. 810,000 Increase
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 600 00 – 650 00
Area code(s) (+420) 542
Website www.brno.cz
Statistics statnisprava.cz

Brno (Czech pronunciation: [ˈbr̩no] ( listen); German: Brünn; Laitin: Bruna; Yiddish: ברין‎, Brin) is the tradeetional caipital ceety o Moravie an the seicont lairgest ceety in the Czech Republic.

Brno is an aa admeenistrative centre o Sooth Moravian Region an Czech caipital o judicial authority. The population o the ceety is aboot 405,000 while the population o the greater metropolitan aurie is aboot 730,000. Brno lies at the confluence o the Svitava an Svratka rivers an it surroondit bi hills frae three sides, notable pairt o the aurie occupied bi the ceety is forest, aboot 28%. Average temperatur is 9.4°C an average Precipitation is aboot 505 mm (19.88 in).

Brno is the seat o the Constitutional Court o the Czech Republic, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Admeenistrative Court, the Supreme Prosecutor's Office, an the Ombudsman. Brno is an aw an important centre o Czech heicher eddication, wi 26 faculties o 11 varsities an aboot 80,000 students. Brno is an aw the traditional place for performin big exhibitions an trade fairs on Brno exhibition centre. The ceety is an aw kent for hostin big motorbike an ither races on the Brno racin circuit an for an internaitional firewirk competition Ignis brunensis.

Maist important main sichts o the ceety are ryal castle Špilberk an cathedral o saunts Peter an Paul. The ither castle in Brno is castle Veveri near Brno dam lake. Anither important monument o Brno is villa Tugendhat, which haes been includit in the UNESCO leet o Warld Heritage Steids. Ane o the attractive locations na anerlie for tourists is an aw the Moravian Karst.

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Twin touns—Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

These are the offeecial twin ceeties o Brno:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "History of the City of Brno - Statutory city of Brno" (in Czech). The Statutory city of Brno. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  2. "Where in the world is Brno? - Statutory city of Brno" (in Czech). The Statutory city of Brno. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  3. "Výsledky Sčítání lidu, domů a bytů 2011 podle krajů" (in Czech). Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  4. "Adresy v České republice: Brno" (in Czech). Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic. Retrieved 23 January 2011. 
  5. Nařízení vlády č. 105/1994 Sb., kterým se vyhlašuje závazná část územního plánu velkého územního celku Brněnské sídelní regionální aglomerace