Hlinsko

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Coordinates: 49°45′43.67″N 15°54′27.2″E / 49.7621306°N 15.907556°E / 49.7621306; 15.907556
Hlinsko
Town
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Town Hall
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Chrudim
Commune Hlinsko
River Chrudimka
Elevation 582 m (1,909 ft)
Coordinates 49°45′43.67″N 15°54′27.2″E / 49.7621306°N 15.907556°E / 49.7621306; 15.907556
Area 24.27 km2 (9.37 sq mi)
Population 9,916 (1.1.2014)
Density 409 / km2 (1,059 / sq mi)
First mentioned 14th century
Mayor Magda Křivanová
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 539 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Hlinsko
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.hlinsko.cz

Hlinsko (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦlɪnsko]) is a town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic.

Hlinsko's history can be traced back to the 11th century for the first written document. Hlinsko stands on the banks of the Chrudimka river, at the foot of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. It has about 10,000 inhabitants and it is the natural centre of its region called Hlinecko.

There are 3 primary schools, a grammar school, a swimming-pool, and 3 supermarkets in the town.

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