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Hodonín ( ; ) is a town on the River Morava in the southeast of Moravia, in the Czech Republicmarker. It lies in the South Moravian Regionmarker. The population is 26,226 (2006). Hodonín was first mentioned in 1046. In 1228 it became a town. In 1850 Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, the first president of independent Czechoslovakiamarker, was born here.

In the vicinity of the town there is an oil field and a strata of lignite, which was formerly transported to the town of Otrokovicemarker, a few kilometers from the city of Zlínmarker, by a special water channel known as the Baťův kanálmarker. It was built by the famous Czech entrepreneur Tomáš Baťa and now operates as a tourist attraction.

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