Kotlasy ( German Kottlas, also Kotlas ) is a municipality in the Czech Republic. It is located eight kilometers south of Zdar nad Sázavou and belongs to Okres Zdar nad Sázavou.


Kotlasy is located on the right side of the creek Bohdalovský creek in the Bohemian- Moravian Highlands. To the west lies the pond Rendlíček and northeast of the reservoir Ostrov. To the south extends the forest area of ​​the Černý les. In the northeast of the Zemanův Kopec ( 558 m) rises.

Neighboring towns are Vatin in the north, and Sazomín Obyčtov in the northeast, Ostrov nad Oslavou in the east, Radostín nad Oslavou and Znětínek in the south, Pokojov the southwest, Újezd ​​in the west and Březí nad Oslavou in the northwest.


The first written mention of Kotlasy place in the year 1349. 1353 gave Adam of KONICE in accordance with the last will of John of Tasovs the village along with the desert settlement Bukaw Kotlasy the Cistercian monastery Saar. 1437 accused the pike of Rossitz Wenzel and George of Krawarn on Meziříčí the mastery of several of the monastery associated villages, including Kotlasy. Owning dispute lasted until the end of the 15th century, then Kotlasy was again awarded to the monastery.

After the abolition of patrimonial Kotlasy formed in 1850 a municipality in the administrative district of Nove Mesto. Since 1949, the community is part of the Okres Zdar nad Sázavou. In the year 2000, there were 136 people in Kotlasy.

Community structure

For the community Kotlasy no districts are reported.


  • Chapel at the village square
  • Pond Rendlíček with 42 acres of water and tourist resorts
  • Crucifix on the road to Březí nad Oslavou
  • Cross the dirt road to Ostrov nad Oslavou