Březina u Mnichova Hradiště

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Březina u Mnichova Hradiště (Czech Republic)
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Basic data
State : Czech RepublicCzech Republic Czech Republic
Region : Středočeský kraj
District : Mladá Boleslav
Area : 562 ha
Geographic location : 50 ° 33 '  N , 15 ° 2'  E Coordinates: 50 ° 32 '52 "  N , 15 ° 1' 58"  E
Height: 237  m nm
Residents : 399 (Jan. 1, 2019)
Postal code : 294 11 - 295 01
License plate : S.
Railway connection: Prague – Turnov
Status: local community
Districts: 2
Mayor : Radoslav Drázský (as of 2008)
Address: Březina 82
29411 Loukov u Mnichova Hradiště
Municipality number: 535567
Website : brezina.e-obec.cz/index.php
View of Březina from the Drábské světničky rock castle

Březina is a municipality in the Okres Mladá Boleslav , Czech Republic . It consists of the two villages Březina and Honsob. In 2007 there were 390 residents in the municipality.


Březina is located on the bank of the Jizera 6 kilometers northeast of the city of Mnichovo Hradiště . Neighboring towns are Hubálov, Loukov and Doubrava in the north, Žďár in the east, Olšina and Hoškovice in the south and Mohelnice nad Jizerou in the west . In the southeast the municipality borders on the protected landscape area Bohemian Paradise . Březina is connected to the R 10 expressway and the Prague - Turnov railway line .


The first written mention of the place comes from the year 1225. At the end of the 13th or beginning of the 14th century the village received a parish church, which is dedicated to St. Lawrence . Like many neighboring towns, Březina was the scene of the fighting in the German War of 1866.


  • The St. Laurentius Church was built in the Gothic style at the turn of the 13th / 14th century and redesigned in the late Renaissance style in the 17th century. The stone bell tower has wooden cladding in the upper third . The parish dates from the late 18th century and is a valuable monument of regional folk architecture.
  • The Bohemian Paradise begins 2 kilometers south of Březina. The closest sights are Mount Mužský , the sandstone blocks and gorges in the rock town of Příhrazské skály and the medieval rock castle Drábské světničky .
  • The 80.5 hectare pond Žabakor is 4 kilometers east of the village. It was created in the 16th century and declared a nature reserve in 1998. 183 species of birds breed in the reserve. The pond is not open to the public.
  • The Hoškovice airfield borders directly on the municipality to the west.

Individual evidence

  1. Český statistický úřad - The population of the Czech municipalities as of January 1, 2019 (PDF; 7.4 MiB)

Web links

Commons : Březina u Mnichova Hradiště  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files