Březová nad Svitavou

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Location
49°39'07"N
016°30'51"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Description

Březová nad Svitavou (until 1949 Březová; German: Brüsau) is a town in Svitavy District in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,600 inhabitants.

Geography

Březová nad Svitavou lies on the stretch of the Svitava river which historically marked the border between Bohemia and Moravia.

History

Březová nad Svitavou was founded in around 1300. In 1497, it was promoted to a town by Vladislaus II.

Notable people

Karl Kořistka (1825–1906), geographer, cartographer and mathematician
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