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Kunovice (Uherské Hradiště District)

Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Zlín
District Uherské Hradiště
Commune Uherské Hradiště
Elevation 198 m (650 ft)
Area 28.54 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Population 5,352 (2006-08-28)
Density 188 / km2 (487 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1196
Mayor Jiří Vařecha
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 686 04
Location in the Czech Republic
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Church of SS Peter and Paul

Kunovice (Czech pronunciation: ) is a town in the Uherské Hradiště District, Zlín Region, Czech Republic.


  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The first written records of Kunovice date back to 1196.

Until 1918, KUNOWITZ - KUNOVICE was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the UNGARISCH HRADISCH - Uherské Hradiště district, one of the 34 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Moravia.[1]

Austrian KK 12 kreuzer stamp, bilingual cancelled in 1890

A post-office was opened in 1869.

Kunovice gained the official status of a town in 1997 .

See also


  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ "Contacts." Let Kunovice. Retrieved on 19 May 2011. "Aircraft Industries, a.s. Na Záhonech 1177 686 04 Kunovice Czech Republic" - Address in Czech: "Aircraft Industries, a.s. Na Záhonech 1177 686 04 Kunovice Česká republika"

External links

  • Official website of the town of Kunovice
  • Aircraft industries - website of aircraft manufacturer based in Kunovice
  • Slovácko region - website of the region (accommodation, tourist information, wine, culture, traditions, folklore etc.)

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