Klatovy

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Coordinates: 49°23′43″N 13°17′36.75″E / 49.39528°N 13.2935417°E / 49.39528; 13.2935417
Klatovy
Town
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Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Klatovy
Commune Klatovy
Parts
River Úhlava
Center Náměstí Míru
 - elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
 - coordinates 49°23′43″N 13°17′36.75″E / 49.39528°N 13.2935417°E / 49.39528; 13.2935417
Area 80.67 km2 (31.15 sq mi)
Population 22,424 (2013-01-01)
Density 278 / km2 (720 / sq mi)
Founded 1260
Mayor Rudolf Salvetr
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 339 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Klatovy
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.klatovy.cz
Klatovy
Municipality with Extended Competence
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Parts Klatovy, Nýrsko, Plánice
Area 906.37 km2 (349.95 sq mi)
Population 50,482 (2005-12-31)
Density 56 / km2 (145 / sq mi)
Klatovy
Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Little District Klatovy
Municipalities Běhařov, Běšiny, Bezděkov, Biřkov, Bolešiny, Čachrov, Černíkov, Červené Poříčí, Dlažov, Dolany, Chlistov, Chudenice, Janovice nad Úhlavou, Javor, Ježovy, Klatovy, Klenová, Křenice, Lomec, Měčín, Mezihoří, Mochtín, Myslovice, Obytce, Ostřetice, Poleň, Předslav, Strážov, Švihov, Týnec, Vrhaveč, Vřeskovice
Area 584.58 km2 (225.71 sq mi)
Population 39,104 (2005-12-31)
Density 67 / km2 (174 / sq mi)

Klatovy (Czech pronunciation: [ˈklatovɪ]; German: Klattau) is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic.

Klatovy is the seat of the Municipality with Extended Competence and Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority.

History[edit]

Klatovy was founded during 1260–1263 by Přemysl Otakar II. There are several historic buildings in the town such as the Black Tower, the Baroque Pharmacy, the Jesuit church with catacombs and the Archeacon's church.

Twin cities[edit]

Klatovy is twinned with the following cities:

Notable people[edit]

Klatovy was linked with many influential persons:

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