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Mařenice (Czech Republic)
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Basic data
State : Czech RepublicCzech Republic Czech Republic
Region : Liberecký kraj
District : Česká Lípa
Area : 2655 ha
Geographic location : 50 ° 48 '  N , 14 ° 41'  E Coordinates: 50 ° 48 '27 "  N , 14 ° 40' 43"  E
Height: 392  m nm
Residents : 315 (Jan. 1, 2019)
Postal code : 471 56 - 471 57
License plate : L.
Street: Cvikov - Dolní Světlá
Status: local community
Districts: 4th
Mayor : Dagmar Novotná (as of 2019)
Address: Mařenice 26
471 56 Mařenice
Municipality number: 561827
Website :
Location of Mařenice in the Česká Lípa district

Mařenice (German Großmergthal ) is a municipality of the Okres Česká Lípa in the Liberec region in the north of the Czech Republic .


Geographical location

Mařenice is located in the Lusatian Mountains in the valley of the Svitávka (Zwittebach) river, which rises in the Zittau Mountains . The place has several hiking trails to Germany, e.g. B. in the district Myslivny (Jägerdörfel) and at Dolní Světlá (Niederlichtenwalde). The crossings are only for pedestrians and cyclists to pass.

Community structure

The municipality of Mařenice consists of the districts Dolní Světlá (Nieder Lichtenwalde) , Horní Světlá (Ober Lichtenwalde) , Mařenice (Großmergthal) and Mařeničky (Kleinmergthal) , which also form cadastral districts. Basic settlement units are Dolní Světlá, Horní Světlá, Mařenice, Mařeničky and Myslivny (Jägerdörfel) .

Neighboring places

Dolní Podluží (Lower Ground) Großschönau Jonsdorf
Svor (Röhrsdorf) Neighboring communities Krompach (Krombach)
Cvikov (Zwickau in Bohemia) Kunratice u Cvikova (Kunnersdorf) Jablonné v Podještědí (German fork)


The place was first mentioned in a document in 1372.

The parish church of St. Mary Magdalene and the rectory were built between 1714 and 1716 according to plans by Octavio Broggio . The church is surrounded by a cloister with a chapel. There are baroque tombstones worth seeing. On the road bridge over the Svitávka brook there is a three-part group of statues depicting St. Wenceslas, the crucified Jesus and St. Nepomuk pose.

In the district of Mařeničky (Kleinmergthal) stands the largest beech tree in Northern Bohemia with a height of 30 m and a trunk circumference of 5.40 m.

Web links

Commons : Mařenice  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

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