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Country  Czech Republic
District  České Budějovice
Website  http://www.hosin.cz
Area  30.97 km²
Region  South Bohemian
Postal code  373 41
Elevation  486 m
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Hosín is a village and municipality (obec) in the České Budějovice District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

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The municipality covers an area of 30.97 km2 (11.96 sq mi), and has a population of 751 (as at 31 December 2007).

Hosín lies approximately 7 km (4 mi) north of České Budějovice and 117 km (73 mi) south of Prague.

Places of interest

  • Hosín is associated with the silhouette of Saints Peter and Paul Church seen from Českých Budějovic from 1899 to 1900, part of which is the original Romanesque church from the 12th to 13th centuries with unique Gothic wall paintings from around 1340
  • Baroque rectory from the 18th century
  • Stone wayside shrine from 1636 along the road towards Hluboká nad Vltavou, with the coat-of-arms of the former estate owner, Baltasar Marradas
  • Former Orty china-clay mine
  • Memorial to those killed in World War I
  • Wayside cross in the northeast part of the village
  • Houses built in the "rustic Baroque" style: houses no. 8, 42, and 48
  • Notable people

    Notable people that were born or lived in Hosín include:

  • Fran Lakmayer (1863–1946), beekeeper
  • References

    Hosín Wikipedia


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