Lomnice nad Popelkou

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Coordinates: 50°32′N 15°23′E / 50.533°N 15.383°E / 50.533; 15.383
Lomnice nad Popelkou
Town
Lomnice nad Popelkou - pohled z úbočí kopce Tábor.jpg
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Liberec
District Semily
Commune Semily
Municipality Lomnice nad Popelkou
Elevation 478 m (1,568 ft)
Coordinates 50°32′N 15°23′E / 50.533°N 15.383°E / 50.533; 15.383
Area 25.57 km2 (9.87 sq mi)
Population 5,902 (2006-10-02)
Density 231 / km2 (598 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1232
Mayor Vladimír Mastník
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 512 51 - 512 63
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Lomnice nad Popelkou
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.lomnicenadpopelkou.cz

Lomnice nad Popelkou is a town in the Czech Republic. The ski jumper Roman Koudelka represents the Lomnice nad Popelkou ski club.

History[edit]

Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the SEMILY - SEMIL district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1]

10 kreuzer in 1859 - Lomnitz bei Gitschin

The stamp shows Franz-Jozef I with the town name until 1896 LOMNITZ BEI GITSCHIN. Various bilingual names were used before 1900:

  • LOMNITZ b.JICIN - LOMNICE u JICINA
  • LOMNICE v JICINSKU - LOMNIC JICINERKREIS
  • LOMNICE NAD POPELKOU - LOMNITZ A.D. POPELKA[2]

People from Lomnice nad Popelkou[edit]

  • Karel Kodejška, ski jumper
  • Cestmir Kozisek, ski jumper
  • Hugo Meltzl (1846-1908), professor at University of Cluj (Romania), one of the main founders of the comparative literature

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ Klein N°2750.

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