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2. Czech Republic, Behounska Street

Sunday, February 1, 2015


Postcard was sent by Simon through site called Postcard United. It shows Behounska Street located in the heart of Brno - the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Brno is the administrative center of the South Moravian Region in which it forms a separate district (Brno-City District). The city lies at the confluence of the Svitava and Svratka rivers and has about 400,000 inhabitants. Its greater metropolitan area[6] is home to more than 800,000 people. Brno is the seat of judicial authority of the Czech Republic – it is the seat of the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Administrative Court, and the Supreme Public Prosecutor's Office. The city is also a significant administrative center. It is the seat of a number of state authorities, including the Ombudsman, and the Office for the Protection of Competition. Brno is also an important center of higher education, with 33 faculties belonging to 13 institutes of higher learning and about 89,000 students.

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