Křtiny

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Křtiny
Municipality
Pilgrim church in Křtiny
Pilgrim church in Křtiny
Flag of Křtiny
Flag
Coat of arms of Křtiny
Coat of arms
Křtiny is located in Czech Republic
Křtiny
Křtiny
Coordinates: 49°18′0″N 16°45′0″E / 49.30000°N 16.75000°E / 49.30000; 16.75000Coordinates: 49°18′0″N 16°45′0″E / 49.30000°N 16.75000°E / 49.30000; 16.75000
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Moravian
District Blansko
Area
 • Total 11.17 km2 (4.31 sq mi)
Elevation 417 m (1,368 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 806
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Postal code 679 05
Website http://www.krtiny.cz/

Křtiny is a market town (městys) in Blansko District, South Moravian Region, Czech Republic, lying on boundary of the Moravian Karst nature reserve. It has 792 inhabitants (2006).
The town is an old Marian pilgrimage site (administered by the Premonstratensians) and is dominated by a Baroque pilgrim complex; the original project by Jan Santini Aichel was modified during construction and was not fully completed. It comprises the Church of the Holy Name of Mary (houses a Gothic statue of the Virgin Mary), St. Anne Chapel, Provost Residence and other buildings (see aerial view[permanent dead link]).

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