Doudleby

1980 DX. Discovered 1980 Feb. 19 by A. Mrkos at Klet.

Named for a village in southern Bohemia, south of Ceske Budejovice. It was first mentioned as a site of a Slavonic fortified settlement above the Malse {see planet (7669)} river in 981. The Gothic church of St. Vincent was built on this site. The region of Doudleby is known for its lively traditional folk customs, including carnivals. (M 34341) Name suggested by J. Ticha and M. Tichy.

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