Brodek u Přerova

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Location
49°28'59"N
017°19'59"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Brodek u Přerova (until 1949 just Brodek) is a market town in Přerov District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,900 inhabitants. It is located 9 km northwest of Přerov.

Administrative parts

Village of Luková is an administrative part of Brodek u Přerova.

History

The first written mention of Brodek dates back to 1301. Brodek was a property of the Dominican Monastery in Olomouc until 1782. Brodek u Přerova was granted the market town status in 2009.

Economy

Today the market town is known for bellfounding. Bells of many churches in the Czech Republic have been cast in local workshop of Dytrych family, founded in 1951.
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