Česká Třebová

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Coordinates: 49°54′6″N 16°26′52″E / 49.90167°N 16.44778°E / 49.90167; 16.44778
Česká Třebová
The town of Sports
Town
Radnice v čt.JPEG
Town hall in Česká Třebová
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Ústí nad Orlicí
Commune Česká Třebová
River Třebovka
Elevation 375 m (1,230 ft)
Coordinates 49°54′6″N 16°26′52″E / 49.90167°N 16.44778°E / 49.90167; 16.44778
Area 41.00 km2 (15.83 sq mi)
Population 16,533
Density 403 / km2 (1,044 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1278
Mayor Jaroslav Zedník
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 560 02
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Česká Třebová
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.ceska-trebova.cz
Railway station in Česká Třebová with statue „Sbratření“
Church of St. James

Česká Třebová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtʃɛskaː ˈtr̝̊ɛbovaː]; German: Böhmisch Trübau) is a city in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. The city is located in the east of the Czech Republic. It is the fourth most populated city and second largest in the Pardubice Region. Ceska Trebova is spread over 41 km² and in 2011 the total population was 16,000 citizens. The city of Ceska Trebava is divided into 6 cadastral areas: Česká Třebová, Kozlov, Lhotka, Parník, Skuhrov and Svinná. Ceska Trebova is often called by its nick name and it is The town of Sports.

History[edit]

Česká Třebová was founded in the 13th century by king's locator lord Oldřich of Drnholec. In this time the Roman church of St. Catherine was built. In 1304, the King of Bohemia Wenceslaus II gave it to the Zbraslav Abbey, but in the 14th century the town belonged to the bishops of Litomyšl. In the 15th and 16th centuries the town prospered, but after the Thirty Years' War it was poor and insignificant. In the 19th century there was a railway station, which greatly aided the city development.
The city's coat of arms has a really interesting legend. Legend says that scribe of the city lost the city signet and because of that he was sentenced to execution. Before the execution started his wife saw that rooster dug out the city signet. She brought the signet and saved her husbands live.

Sports[edit]

[1]Sport is one of the most important activity in a whole city. There are approximately 33 sport clubs with at least 2000 sportsmen. Variety of sports in Ceska Trebova is is unlimited. You can find here classic sports like football(soccer), basketball, hockey etc,which you can find almost everywhere, but also lot of other sports which are sometimes not so ordinary like florball, sports gymnastics, weight lifting, skiing etc. Ceska Trebova has a great basement for starting with some sport at professional level. In Ceska Trebova was born lot of greatest czech representatives, which participate in competition in important world events. One of the interesting event in the city is Week of sports. It is held almost at the end of school year (end of June) and it is five-day event. Every morning there are contests between preschools and schools, in the afternoon there are competition for inhabitants of city and in the evening there is cultural program at the town square.

Ice hockey - HC Kohouti Česká Třebová, station: "Na Skále", capacity: 1200, Czech 4.hockey league

Transports[edit]

The most important transport for Czech Trebova is rail, due to which the city developed rapidly after 1845, when there was a railway station.

Twin towns[edit]

External links[edit]

[2]

  1. ^ http://www.czechcities.eu/ceska-trebova/
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