is the second - largest city in the Czech Republic and is divided into 29 city districts. The city was officially founded in 1243, though the region had human settlements as early as in the 5th century.
The city of Brno is a metropolis of south Moravian region and as per the census of 2004, it had a population of 3, 67,729. Among them 174520 were men while the rest 193209 were women. The city of Brno is the political hub of Czech Republic and houses the Czech Supreme Court, Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, as well as the Supreme Prosecutor's Office.
Situated on the concourse of Svratka and Svitava rivers, Brno city
covers an area of 230.2 square kilometers or 89 square miles. The pleasant climate of Brno, all year round, owes itself to its convenient geographical location. The city is cocooned amidst the southern Moravian lowlands and the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands with a picturesque backdrop of wooded hills. It is part of the Danube basin and lies at 16°34' East longitude and 49°12' North latitude. The Buchlov castle, Jevisovice castle, Bitov castle, numerous ornate bridges, the Breclav church, Lednice and Kninicky Dam Lake are popular places of recreation and tourist interest.