Jilemnice

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Coordinates: 50°36′34″N 15°30′23″E / 50.60944°N 15.50639°E / 50.60944; 15.50639
Jilemnice
Town
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Typical street in 1907
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Liberec
District Semily
Commune Jilemnice
Elevation 451 m (1,480 ft)
Coordinates 50°36′34″N 15°30′23″E / 50.60944°N 15.50639°E / 50.60944; 15.50639
Area 13.86 km2 (5.35 sq mi)
Population 5,736
Density 414 / km2 (1,072 / sq mi)
First mentioned 14th century
Mayor Jana Čechová
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 514 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Jilemnice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mestojilemnice.cz

Jilemnice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjɪlɛmɲɪtsɛ]; German: Starkenbach) is a town in the Czech Republic.

It is one of the most northern Czech villages, near the Krkonoše.

History[edit]

It belonged to the younger branch of counts Harrach.

Until 1918, Jilemnice was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), head of the district of the same name, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1]

Notable persons from Jilemnice[edit]

References[edit]

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

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