Dolní Podluží

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Dolní Podluží
Municipality
Skyline of Dolní Podluží
Flag of Dolní Podluží
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Coat of arms of Dolní Podluží
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Dolní Podluží is located in Czech Republic
Dolní Podluží
Dolní Podluží
Coordinates: 50°52′45″N 14°35′40″E / 50.87917°N 14.59444°E / 50.87917; 14.59444Coordinates: 50°52′45″N 14°35′40″E / 50.87917°N 14.59444°E / 50.87917; 14.59444
Country  Czech Republic
Region Ústí nad Labem
District Děčín
Area
 • Total 15.44 km2 (5.96 sq mi)
Elevation 370 m (1,210 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,199
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Postal code 407 55
Website http://www.dolnipodluzi.cz

Dolní Podluží (German Niedergrund) is a village and municipality (obec) in Děčín District in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic (not to be confused with Niedergrund an der Elbe).

The municipality covers an area of 15.44 square kilometres (5.96 sq mi), and has a population of 1,199 (as at 2005).

Dolní Podluží lies approximately 32 kilometres (20 mi) north-east of Děčín, 46 km (29 mi) north-east of Ústí nad Labem, and 89 km (55 mi) north of Prague.

History[edit]

Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the RUMBURG (Rumburk) district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1]

The town name changed from NIEDERGRUND BEI WARNSDORF in NIEDERGRUND A.D. BÖHMISCHE NORDBAHN in May 1883.

Austrian KK stamp cancelled N. A.D. BÖHM. NORDBAHN in 1901

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967