Koleč

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Coordinates: 50°11′53″N 14°13′22″E / 50.19806°N 14.22278°E / 50.19806; 14.22278
Koleč
Village
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Country Czech Republic
Region Central Bohemian
District Kladno
Commune Kladno
Municipality Kladno
Elevation 259 m (850 ft)
Coordinates 50°11′53″N 14°13′22″E / 50.19806°N 14.22278°E / 50.19806; 14.22278
Highest point
 - elevation 295 m (968 ft)
Area 5.24 km2 (2.02 sq mi)
Population 588 (2006)
Density 112 / km2 (290 / sq mi)
First mention after 1125
Mayor Radek Moulis
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 273 29
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in Kladno District
Wikimedia Commons: Koleč
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.kolec.cz

Koleč is a village in Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is located about 19 km northwest of Prague an 11 km northeast of Kladno and has a population of 588 (2006). Hamlets of Týnec and Mozolín, both located in a neighbouring valley just under remains of early medieval fortified settlement of Budeč, are administrative parts of Koleč.

The first mention of the village dates back to 12th century. In a document from about 1125-1140 it was stated to be in property of the Vyšehrad Chapter.

There is a small Baroque chateau with chapel of Holy Trinity in Koleč, built in the 1710s on the site of an older fort. The chapel, serving as a church for the growing village, was enlarged in 1898-1899. The privately owned chateau has been neglected and heavily dilapidated since the 1990s. Now it belongs among the most endangered listed buildings in the region.

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