(6060) Doudleby = 1980 DX
Discovered 1980 February 19 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 Named for a village in southern Bohemia,south of České Budějovice. It was first mentioned as a site of a Slavonic fortified settlement above the Malše river in 981. The Gothic church of St. Vincent was built on this site. The region of Doudleby is known its lively traditional folk customs including carnivals.
Name suggested by J. Tichá and M. Tichý.
 (MPC 34341 | 1999 April 2)


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