Ledeč nad Sázavou

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Coordinates: 49°41′45″N 15°16′30″E / 49.69583°N 15.27500°E / 49.69583; 15.27500
Ledeč nad Sázavou
Town
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Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Vysočina
District Havlíčkův Brod
Commune Světlá nad Sázavou
Municipality Ledeč nad Sázavou
River Sázava
Elevation 353 m (1,158 ft)
Coordinates 49°41′45″N 15°16′30″E / 49.69583°N 15.27500°E / 49.69583; 15.27500
Area 22.25 km2 (8.59 sq mi)
Population 5,429 (2014-01-01)
Density 244 / km2 (632 / sq mi)
Postal code 584 01
Location of Ledeč nad Sázavou in the Czech Republic
Location of Ledeč nad Sázavou in the Czech Republic
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.ledecns.cz

Ledeč nad Sázavou (Czech pronunciation: [ˈlɛdɛtʃ ˈnatsaːzavou̯]) is a town in the Vysočina Region, Czech Republic. It is located at around 49°41′45″N 15°16′30″E / 49.69583°N 15.27500°E / 49.69583; 15.27500. The Sázava River flows through the town.

History[edit]

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

A post-office was opened in 1852 (named Ledetsch).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.

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