Bartošovice v Orlických horách

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Bartošovice v Orlických horách
Village
Church of St Mary Magdalene
Church of St Mary Magdalene
Flag of Bartošovice v Orlických horách
Flag
Coat of arms of Bartošovice v Orlických horách
Coat of arms
Bartošovice v Orlických horách is located in Czech Republic
Bartošovice v Orlických horách
Bartošovice v Orlických horách
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°12′16″N 16°32′4″E / 50.20444°N 16.53444°E / 50.20444; 16.53444Coordinates: 50°12′16″N 16°32′4″E / 50.20444°N 16.53444°E / 50.20444; 16.53444
CountryCzech Republic
RegionHradec Králové
DistrictRychnov nad Kněžnou
MunicipalityRokytnice v Orlických horách
First mentioned1557
Area
 • Total35.6 km2 (13.7 sq mi)
Elevation
580 m (1,900 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total195
 • Density5.5/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
517 61
Websitewww.bartosovice.eu

Bartošovice v Orlických horách (German: Batzdorf) is a village in Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 210 inhabitants.

History[edit]

The place was first settled between 1539 and 1557 as the first settlement of the Erlitztales; the first noted mention of the village was in 1557.

In September 1793, the church, St. Mary Magdalene, in the center of the village was burned to the ground after being struck by lightning. On August 4, 1906, the church built to replace the original was also destroyed by lightning, it was again rebuilt using funds donated by Oskar Parish baron von Senftenberg.

The village's elementary school was built in 1892.

Prior to 1918, this area belonged to Austria-Hungary. Between 1938 and 1945 it was considered Sudetenland; the Germans were driven out by the Beneš decrees in 1945/46.

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