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The municipality of Blatnice is located 3 kilometres south of Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou town at the altitude of 427 metres. The first record about the village dates back to 1046. Therefore, Blatnice belongs to the oldest municipalities in the District of Třebíč. Since 1648, it has been part of the Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou dominion.

In Blatnice, there are several prehistoric locations. To the settlements supported by historic evidence belong the cultures with Moravian painted, poked and linear ceramics. Fractions of clay vessels and clipped stone tools have been found in the locations of Padělky Forest or Špítálský Forest. In the village itself, the statue of Jan Nepomuk from 1780 and the Chapel of Virgin Mary from the late 18th century with a wooden bell tower originating from 1906 can be seen. The vernacular statue of Virgin Mary is cut according to an early-Gothic model.

The composer and pioneer of the Czech brass music Jan Papoušek, a student of Leoš Janáček, was born in Blatnicein 1859.

A new sports facility with a football pitch, a universal playing field and a restaurant can be used in the village. You can play tennis, foot tennis, volleyball and other ball games here. For little children, a small playground with wooden elements is available.