Petrov (Blansko District)

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Petrov
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Petrov
Coordinates: 49°32′3″N16°28′59″E / 49.53417°N 16.48306°E / 49.53417; 16.48306 Coordinates: 49°32′3″N16°28′59″E / 49.53417°N 16.48306°E / 49.53417; 16.48306
CountryFlag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Blansko
Area
  Total 3.15 km2 (1.22 sq mi)
Elevation 515 m (1,690 ft)
Population (2006)
  Total 148
  Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Postal code679 62

Petrov is a village and municipality ( obec ) in Blansko District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

Obec is the Czech and Slovak word for a municipality. The literal meaning of the word is "commune" or "community". It is the smallest administrative unit that is governed by elected representatives. Cities are also municipalities. The council is called "obecní zastupitelstvo/obecné zastupiteľstvo" or "zastupitelstvo města/mestské zastupiteľstvo" or "zastupitelstvo městyse", the office is called "obecní úřad/obecný úrad" or "úřad města/mestský úrad" or "úřad městyse". An obec can have its own flag and coat of arms and is composed of one or more cadastral areas. An obec can have several settlements or parts whether villages or hamlets.

Blansko District District in South Moravian Region, Czech Republic

Blansko District is one of seven districts (okres) within South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. Its capital is city Blansko.

South Moravian Region Region in Czech Republic

The South Moravian Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located in the south-western part of its historical region of Moravia. Its capital is Brno, the 2nd largest city in the Czech Republic. The region has 1,169,000 inhabitants and the total area of 7,196.5 km². It is bordered by the South Bohemian Region (west), Vysočina Region (north-west), Pardubice Region (north), Olomouc Region, Zlín Region (east), Trenčín and Trnava Regions, Slovakia and Lower Austria, Austria (south).

The municipality covers an area of 3.15 square kilometres (1.22 sq mi), and has a population of 148 (as at 3 July 2006).

Petrov lies approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) north-west of Blansko, 39 km (24 mi) north of Brno, and 161 km (100 mi) south-east of Prague.

Brno Statutory city in Moravia, Czech Republic

Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia. Brno is the administrative center of the South Moravian Region in which it forms a separate district. The city lies at the confluence of the Svitava and Svratka rivers and has about 400,000 inhabitants; its greater metropolitan area is home to more than 800,000 people while its larger urban zone had a population of about 730,000 in 2004.

Prague Capital city of the Czech Republic

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, the city is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of 2.6 million. The city has a temperate climate, with warm summers and chilly winters.

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