Neratovice

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Coordinates: 50°15′N 14°30′E / 50.250°N 14.500°E / 50.250; 14.500
Neratovice
Town
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Aerial view
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Central Bohemian
District Mělník
Commune Neratovice
River Elbe
Elevation 162 m (531 ft)
Coordinates 50°15′N 14°30′E / 50.250°N 14.500°E / 50.250; 14.500
Area 20.01 km2 (7.73 sq mi)
Population 16,363
Density 818 / km2 (2,119 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1227
Mayor Miroslav Lid
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 277 11
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Neratovice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.Neratovice.cz

Neratovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnɛratovɪtsɛ]; German: Neratowitz) is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has cca 16,400 inhabitants. The Spolana chemical plant resides there. The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area.

History[edit]

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

A post-office was opened in 1874.

Austrian KK 50 kreuzer, bilingual cancelled NERATOWITZ - NERATOVICE in 1891

References[edit]

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

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