Nepomuk

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Coordinates: 49°29′9″N 13°34′56″E / 49.48583°N 13.58222°E / 49.48583; 13.58222
Nepomuk
Town
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Town hall at the town square
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Plzeň-jih
Commune Nepomuk
Parts Dvorec, Nepomuk
Elevation 449 m (1,473 ft)
Coordinates 49°29′9″N 13°34′56″E / 49.48583°N 13.58222°E / 49.48583; 13.58222
Area 12.78 km2 (4.93 sq mi)
Population 3,684 (2006-10-02)
Density 288 / km2 (746 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1144
Mayor Pavel Jiran
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 304 03 - 335 03
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Nepomuk
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.nepomuk.cz

Nepomuk (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnɛpomuk]; German: Pomuk) is a town in the Pilsen Region of the Czech Republic. It lies on the Mihovka River, some 30 km (19 mi) to the south-southwest of the regional capital of Pilsen.

Nepomuk is also the seat of the Municipality with Extended Competence and Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the same borders.

The village of Pomuk was mentioned for the first time in 1144 when a new Cistercian monastery was built nearby. In 1384 Pomuk was merged with neighbouring Přesanice and renamed as Nepomuk which was granted a town status in 1413.

Nepomuk is the home town of Saint John of Nepomuk who was born here in around 1340.

The Zelená Hora castle is to the north of the town.

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