Brno

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Brno (Brünn ) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.wikipedia
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Czech Republic

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Brno (Brünn ) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.
Other major cities are Brno, Ostrava and Pilsen.

Moravia

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Brno (Brünn ) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.
Moravia's largest city and historical capital is Brno.

South Moravian Region

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Brno is the administrative center of the South Moravian Region in which it forms a separate district (Brno-City District).
Its capital is Brno, the 2nd largest city in the Czech Republic.

Brno Exhibition Centre

Brno Exhibition Centre ranks among the largest exhibition centres in Europe (23rd in the world).
Brno Exhibition Center is a convention centre based in Brno, Czech Republic.

Veveří Castle

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The other large preserved castle near the city is Veveří Castle by Brno Reservoir.
Veveří Castle (Hrad Veveří; Burg Eichhorn) is an originally ducal and royal castle some 12 km northwest of Brno city centre, Moravia, Czech Republic, on the River Svratka.

Villa Tugendhat

Another architectural monument of Brno is the functionalist Villa Tugendhat which has been included on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
Villa Tugendhat is a historical building in the wealthy neighbourhood of Černá Pole in Brno, Czech Republic.

Ignis Brunensis

Another cultural tradition is an international fireworks competition, Ignis Brunensis, that usually attracts tens of thousands of daily visitors.
The Ignis Brunensis is an international firework competition held annually at the end of May and beginning of June in Brno, Czech Republic.

Špilberk Castle

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The most visited sights of the city include the Špilberk castle and fortress and the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul on Petrov hill, two medieval buildings that dominate the cityscape and are often depicted as its traditional symbols.
Špilberk Castle (German: Spielberg) is a castle on the hilltop in Brno, Southern Moravia.

Brno Circuit

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Brno hosts motorbike and other races on the Masaryk Circuit, a tradition established in 1930, in which the Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious races.
The Masaryk circuit or Masarykring, now referred to as the Brno Circuit, refers to two motorsport race tracks located close to the city of Brno, Czech Republic.

Bren light machine gun

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The Asteroid 2889 Brno was named after the city, as well as the Bren light machine gun (Brno + Enfield), one of the most famous weapons of World War II.
The name Bren was derived from Brno, the Czechoslovak city in Moravia, where the Zb vz. 26 was designed (in the Zbrojovka Brno Factory) and Enfield, site of the British Royal Small Arms Factory.

Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, Brno

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The most visited sights of the city include the Špilberk castle and fortress and the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul on Petrov hill, two medieval buildings that dominate the cityscape and are often depicted as its traditional symbols.
The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul is located on the Petrov hill in the centre of the city of Brno in the Czech Republic.

Moravian Karst

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One of the natural sights nearby is the Moravian Karst.
The Moravian Karst (Moravský kras) is a karst landscape and protected nature reserve to the north of Brno in the eastern part of the Czech Republic, located near the town of Blansko.

Znojmo

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In the early 11th century Brno was established as a castle of a non-ruling prince from the House of Přemyslid, and Brno became one of the centres of Moravia along with Olomouc and Znojmo.
The town is situated on a rock outcropping on the steep left bank of the Thaya (Dyje) River, about 55 km southwest of the regional capital Brno.

Olomouc

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In the early 11th century Brno was established as a castle of a non-ruling prince from the House of Přemyslid, and Brno became one of the centres of Moravia along with Olomouc and Znojmo.
In the Middle Ages, it was the biggest town in Moravia and competed with Brno for the position of capital.

Statutory city (Czech Republic)

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Brno (Brünn ) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic by population and area, the largest Moravian city, and the historical capital city of the Margraviate of Moravia.

Gregor Mendel

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Gregor Mendel conducted his groundbreaking experiments in genetics while he was a monk at St. Thomas's Abbey in Brno in the 1850s.
Gregor Johann Mendel (Řehoř Jan Mendel; 20 July 1822 – 6 January 1884) was a scientist, Augustinian friar and abbot of St. Thomas' Abbey in Brno, Margraviate of Moravia.

Masaryk University

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The Faculty of Law became the headquarters of the Gestapo, and the university dormitory was used as a prison.
Founded in 1919 in Brno as the second Czech university (after Charles University established in 1348 and Palacký University existent in 1573–1860), it now consists of nine faculties and 35,115 students.

Zbrojovka Brno

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Industrial facilities such as arms factory Československá zbrojovka and aircraft engine factory Zweigwerk (after the war it became Zbrojovka's subsidiary Zetor) and the city centre were targeted by several Allied bombardment campaigns between 1944 and 1945.
Pre-war Československá zbrojovka, akc.spol. and post-war Zbrojovka Brno, n.p. was a maker of small arms, light artillery, and motor vehicles in Brno, Czechoslovakia.

Brno death march

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In the so-called Brno death march, beginning on 31 May 1945, about 27,000 German inhabitants of Brno were marched 40 mi to the Austrian border.
The Brno death march (Brünner Todesmarsch) is traditional German term for the forced expulsion of the German inhabitants of Brno (Brünn) after World War II.

Mathias Franz Graf von Chorinsky Freiherr von Ledske

In 1777 the bishopric of Brno was established; Mathias Franz Graf von Chorinsky Freiherr von Ledske was the first Bishop.
Mathias Franz Graf von Chorinsky Freiherr von Ledske (in English: Mathias Franz Count of Chorinsky Baron of Ledske; Mathias Franciscus Comes de Chorinsky Liber Baron de Ledske; ), 4 October 1720 in Patzeslawitz (Pačlavice) – 30 October 1786 in Gurein (Kuřim), Moravia, Holy Roman Empire, was first Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brünn (Brno), Imperial and Royal Actual-Privy-Counsellor (German title k.u.k. Wirklicher Geheimer Rat) on the Imperial and Royal Privy Council of the Habsburg monarchy and with his equally eminent brothers the first Counts of Chorinsky.

Great Moravia

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The Brno basin has been inhabited since prehistoric times, but the town's direct predecessor was a fortified settlement of the Great Moravia Empire known as Staré Zámky which was inhabited from the Neolithic Age to the early 11th century.
Settlement complexes from the period were unearthed, for instance, near modern Bratislava, Brno, and Olomouc.

Brno-Country District

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The city itself forms a separate district the Brno-City District (cz: Okres Brno-město) surrounded by the Brno-Country District (cz: Okres Brno-venkov), Brno is divided into 29 administrative divisions (city districts) and consists of 48 cadastral areas.
Its capital city is Brno.

Palacký University

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In 1641, in the midst of the Thirty Years' War, the Holy Roman Emperor and Margrave of Moravia Ferdinand III commanded permanent relocation of the diet, court, and the land tables from Olomouc to Brno, as Olomouc's Collegium Nordicum made it one of the primary targets of Swedish armies.
By the closing decades of the eighteenth century Brno had become the de facto capital of Moravia.

Svratka (river)

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The city lies at the confluence of the Svitava and Svratka rivers and has about 400,000 inhabitants; its greater metropolitan area is home to more than 800,000 people while its larger urban zone had a population of about 730,000 in 2004.
It rises in the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, converges with the Svitava in Brno, and flows into the Dyje (Thaya) a near Mikulov.

Brno-City District

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Brno is the administrative center of the South Moravian Region in which it forms a separate district (Brno-City District). The city itself forms a separate district the Brno-City District (cz: Okres Brno-město) surrounded by the Brno-Country District (cz: Okres Brno-venkov), Brno is divided into 29 administrative divisions (city districts) and consists of 48 cadastral areas.
The district is identical with the city of Brno.