Bochov

Bochov (German: Buchau) is a small town in the Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic.

Bochov
Town
Bochov seen from the Hartenštejn Castle

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Bochov
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°9′19″N 13°2′22″E
CountryCzech Republic
RegionKarlovy Vary
DistrictKarlovy Vary
First mentioned1325
Government
  MayorMiroslav Egert
Area
  Total95.65 km2 (36.93 sq mi)
Elevation
668 m (2,192 ft)
Population
 (2011-01-01)
  Total2,070
  Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
364 71

History

BUCHAU was a town in historical Bohemia crownland. Owing to a majority of German speaking population, it was occupied by the Nazi Germany as one of the municipalities in Sudetenland from 1938 to 1945.

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