Basic facts The city of Brno, in the south-eastern Czech Republic, was founded in the 9th century on the site where the Svitava and Svratka rivers converge. The centre of Czech wool manufacturing, it is skurrounded by farming and coal mining regions. The fortified city has been the site of many battles throughout Czech history.
Brno The seckond largest city in the Czech Republic Capital of the South Moravian Region Population – 405 thousand people 1243 - foundation the seat of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Administrative Court, the Supreme Prosecutor's Office and the Ombudsman Supreme CourtOmbudsman
History During the Thirty Years' War, in 1643 and 1645, Brno was the only city to successfully defend itself from Swedish siegeThirty Years' War Mahen Theatre in Brno was the first building in the world to use Edison's electric lamps. Mahen Theatre Edison
Famous people Famous people who lived and worked in the city include Gregor Mendel, Leoš Janáček, Viktor Kaplan, Jiří Mahen, and Bohuslav Fuchs. Milan Kundera was born here.Gregor MendelLeoš Janáček Viktor KaplanJiří MahenBohuslav FuchsMilan Kundera
Attractions Brno Exhibition Centre Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Masaryk University European Touring Car Championship Ignis Brunensis - fireworks Hantec – a unique dialect Brno University of Technology Villa Tugendhat – a World Heritage Site by UNESCO Constitutional Court
INVESTICE DO ROZVOJE VZDĚLÁVÁNÍ Tento projekt je spolufinancován Evropským sociálním fondem a státním rozpočtem České republiky. Tato výuková prezentace byla pořízena z finančních prostředků hrazených Evropským sociálním fondem a rozpočtem České republiky.