Žamberk

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Žamberk
Town
Radnice v Žamberku.jpg
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Coat of arms
Nickname: Rio de Jambeiro
Country Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Ústí nad Orlicí
Commune Žamberk
River Divoká Orlice
Elevation 418 m (1,371 ft)
Coordinates 50°5′N 16°28′E / 50.083°N 16.467°E / 50.083; 16.467Coordinates: 50°5′N 16°28′E / 50.083°N 16.467°E / 50.083; 16.467
Area 16.91 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Population 6,079 (2006-07-03)
Density 359 / km2 (930 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1332
Mayor Tomáš Kalous
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 564 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Žamberk
Website: www.zamberk-city.cz

Žamberk (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʒambɛrk]; German: Senftenberg) is a town in the Ústí nad Orlicí District, Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 6,100 inhabitants.

General information[edit]

  • ZIP code: 56401

Museums and Historic Sites[edit]

  • Municipal Museum – Československé armády 472
  • House of Prokop Diviš – Helvíkovice 326
  • Litice - ancient castle
  • Kunvald - place where Bohemian Brethren church was founded in 1457

Notable people associated with Žamberk[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • Albert/Chotovský - Paměti města Žamberka

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