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10 Interesting Facts About Prerov

Facts About Prerov

  • Přerov is located at 49°27’18″N 17°27’3″E (49.4551100, 17.4509000).
  • Přerov is a city in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic.
  • The first written mention of Přerov is in a deed of bishop Jindřich Zdík from 1141 and testifies to Přerov’s administrative function in the castle system of the Přemyslid state.
  • Přerov lies on the Bečva River, about 22 kilometres southeast of Olomouc.
  • In the past, it was a major crossroad in the heart of Moravia in the Czech Republic.
  • King Ottokar II of Bohemia gave Přerov the privilege of being a royal town in 1256.
  • The centre of the town, Upper Town, is well preserved and is protected by law as an urban monument zone.
  • Přerov is known for the Zubr Brewery. The brewery was founded in 1872.
  • Přerov is twinned with Bardejov, Slovakia; Cuijk, Netherlands; Děčín, Czech Republic; Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine; Kedzierzyn-Kozle, Poland; Kotor, Montenegro & Ozimek, Poland.
  • Přerov is made up of 13 city parts and villages:Přerov I-Město, Přerov II-Předmostí, Přerov III-Lověšice, Přerov IV-Kozlovice, Přerov V-Dluhonice, Přerov VI-Újezdec, Přerov VII-Čekyně, Přerov VIII-Henčlov, Přerov IX-Lýsky, Přerov X-Popovice, Přerov XI-Vinary, Přerov XII-Žeravice & Přerov XIII-Penčice.

 

Facts About Prerov
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