Hodonín

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Coordinates: 48°50′56.17″N 17°7′56″E / 48.8489361°N 17.13222°E / 48.8489361; 17.13222
Hodonín
Toun
Centre o the toun
Banner
Coat o airms
Kintra Czech Republic
Region Sooth Moravie
Destrict Hodonín
Commune Hodonín
Elevation 167 m (548 ft)
Coordinates 48°50′56.17″N 17°7′56″E / 48.8489361°N 17.13222°E / 48.8489361; 17.13222
Area 63.05 km2 (Expression error: Missing operand for round. sq mi)
Population 25,259 (1 Januar 2012)
Density 401 / km2 (1,039 / sq mi)
Foondit 11t century
Mayor Lubor Šimeček
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 695 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Hodonín
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Wabsteid: Hodonin.eu

Hodonín (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦodoɲiːn]; German: Göding) is a toun on the River Morava in the sootheast o Moravie, in the Czech Republic. It lees in the Sooth Moravie Region. The population is 25,259 (2012). Hodonín wis first mentioned in 1046. In 1228 it became a toun. In 1850 Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, the first preses o independent Czechoslovakie, wis born thare.

In the vicinity o the toun thare is a ile field an a stratum o lignite, that wis umwhile transportit tae the toun o Otrokovice, a few kilometres frae the ceety o Zlín, bi a special watter chainel kent as the Baťův kanál. It wis biggit bi the famous Czech entrepreneur Tomáš Baťa an nou operates as a tourist attraction.

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