Kovářov

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Location
49°31'03"N
014°16'41"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Description

Kovářov is a municipality and village in Písek District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,400 inhabitants.

Administrative parts

Villages and hamlets of Březí, Chrást, Dobrá Voda, Hostín, Kotýřina, Lašovice, Onen Svět, Předbořice, Radvánov, Řenkov, Vepice, Vesec, Vladyčín, Zahořany, Záluží and Žebrákov are administrative parts of Kovářov.

Geography

Kovářov is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Písek and 56 km (35 mi) south of Prague. The eastern part of the municipal territory with the Kovářov village lies in the Vlašim Upland. The western part lies in the Benešov Uplands and borders the Orlík Reservoir. The highest point is the hill Koňský vrch at 587 metres (1,926 ft) above sea level. The territory is rich in small ponds.

History

The first written mention of Kovářov is from 1220.

Sights

The landmark of Kovářov is the Church of All Saints. The early Gothic church from the 13th century was expanded with Baroque towers in 1712.

Notable people

Jan of Předbořice, 14th century priest and abbot

Twin towns – sister cities

Kovářov is twinned with: Seftigen, Switzerland
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