|Elevation||205 m (673 ft)|
|Area||10.91 km2 (4.2 sq mi)|
|Density||309 / km2 (800 / sq mi)|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||252 29|
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Dobřichovice is a town in Prague-West District, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic. It lies on both banks of the river Berounka, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Prague. Dobřichovice is situated half way between Prague and Karlštejn Castle, one of the most famous landmarks in the Czech Republic. Dobřichovice has about 3,000 permanent inhabitants and several hundred temporary inhabitants (mainly from Prague) coming to spend the weekend at cottages scattered by the waterside.
In August 2002 a significant part of Dobřichovice was flooded by the river and more than 200 houses in Dobřichovice were severely damaged up to the ground floor. The flood also destroyed a 30-year-old footbridge which has since been replaced by a new one, funded by the European Phare fund. 2012 saw the nation's highest ever recorded temperature in the town, with the heat registering 40.4 degrees celsius on 20 August.
Dobřichovice was proclaimed a town by the Czech parliament in 2006.
- The most important building in Dobřichovice is Castle of Dobřichovice - in the past it served as a summer residence of the grand master of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star.
- Church of St. Judas Thaddaeus next to the Castle.
- Born in Dobřichovice
- Lenka Kotková (Šarounová) (*1973) - Czech astronomer
- Living or connected with Dobřichovice
- Ludvík Vaculík (*1926) - Czech writer
Twin or partner cities
- "Extreme value analysis in climatology" (PDF). Retrieved 23 August 2014.
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