Kanina (Mělník District)

Kanina is a municipality in the Czech Republic. It is located eleven kilometers north-east of Melnik and belongs to Okres Melnik.


Kanina is located in the south of Daubaer Switzerland. The village lies on a plateau, to the north, the dry rocky valley Vrbodol connects. In the West, through by the dul Pšovka Kokořínský is. East of the railway from Melnik runs to Mladá Boleslav. The station Kanina is an abundant kilometers outside the village to southeast.

Neighboring towns are Sedlec in the north, Mseno in the northeast, Stránka in the east, Velky Újezd ​​the southeast, Nebužely in the south, Bosyně in the southwest, and Kokořínek Kokořín in the west and Hradsko in the northwest.


Kanina was first documented in 1207 when Otakar I Přemysl the Good Řepín including the villages Liben, Sedlice and Kanina gave the German Knights. 1237 renewed his son Wenceslas I. the donation.

After the abolition of patrimonial Kanina formed in 1850 a municipality in the district of Melnik. Between 1980 and 1990 the village was incorporated to Mseno.

Community structure

For the community Kanina no districts are reported.


  • Remains of the castle Harasov, southwest over the Kokořínský dul
  • Remains of the castle Staráky west at Kokořín
  • Nature Reserve Kokořínský dul
  • Historic farmsteads
  • Belfry