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Petrov (Czech Republic)
Hodonin okres, South Moravian Region
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image by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 25 Nov 2002
adopted 8 Oct 2001
Petrov municipality flag
Image after Petr Exner's Vexilologický Lexikon prapori obcí ČR (2001)
- Petrov, Hodonín district, South Moravian region - adopted 8 Oct 2001.
Petrov has1 422 inhabitants. Water fortified settlement - probably
a part of border fortification against Hungary from the period of the first
Přemyslide kings. The village was founded in about 1400. From the 16th
century a sulphur watering place used until 1987. Chapel decorated by local
ornaments. Plže - in the Czech Republic a unique group of original wine
cellars from 18th and 19th centuries, declared a national reservation of
folk architecture. Traditional wine festivals. Petrovské louky - remnants
of a large complex of flooded meadows along the Morava river with typical
plants and some rare animal species - nesting places of a curlew.
Info from this website.
Jarig Bakker, 9 Dec 2002
Petrov Coat of Arms
image from this webpage.