listen); Polish: Morawy [mɔˈravɨ]; Latin: Moravia) is a historical region in the east of the Czech Republic and one of three historical Czech lands, with Bohemia and Czech Silesia.
Moravia , traditional region in central Europe that served as the centre of a major medieval kingdom, known as Great Moravia , before it was incorporated into the kingdom of Bohemia in the 11th century. In the 20th century Moravia became part of the modern state of Czechoslovakia and subsequently of the Czech Republic.
Brno, German Brünn, city, southeastern Czech Republic. Brno lies in the eastern foothills of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, at the confluence of the Svratka and Svitava rivers. It is the traditional capital of Moravia. North of Brno is the Moravian Karst , a region famous for its caves, grottoes, and gorges.
Drums appear with wide geographic distribution in archaeological excavations from Neolithic times onward; one excavated in Moravia is dated to 6000 bce.
German – Bohemians are people who have either lived in or have ancestry in the outer rim of the Czech Republic. When the nation of Czechoslovakia was created in 1919 out of the former Austrian crown colonies of Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia, the German -speaking outer rim came to be known as the Sudetenland.
German South Moravia ( German : Deutschsüdmähren; Czech: Německá jižní Morava) was a historical region of Czechoslovakia. It includes parts of southern and western Moravia once largely populated by ethnic Germans .
Moravians (Czech: Moravané or colloquially Moraváci , outdated Moravci ) are a West Slavic ethnographic group from the Moravia region of the Czech Republic , who speak the Moravian dialects of the Czech language or Common Czech or a mixed form of both.
Situated in the western two-thirds of the modern Czech Republic, Bohemia covered most of the western uplands, with the city of Prague at its core, while Moravia formed the eastern portion. Bohemia gained its name from the Celtic Boii tribe, who inhabited the region from around the fourth century BC.
The modern Moravian Church, with about 750,000 members worldwide, continues to draw on traditions established during the 18th-century renewal. In many places it observes the convention of the lovefeast, originally started in 1727.
The distance between Prague and Brno is 186 km.
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Czech Republic , also called Czechia , country located in central Europe. It comprises the historical provinces of Bohemia and Moravia along with the southern tip of Silesia, collectively often called the Czech Lands.
The Neanderthal flute from Divje babe is the oldest known musical instrument in the world and to this day the best evidence for the existence of music in Neanderthals. Indeed, other known Palaeolithic flutes were made by anatomically modern humans.
Researchers have identified what they say are the oldest-known musical instruments in the world. The flutes , made from bird bone and mammoth ivory, come from a cave in southern Germany which contains early evidence for the occupation of Europe by modern humans – Homo sapiens.
The flutes were made in the Upper Paleolithic age, and are more commonly accepted as being the oldest known musical instruments.