Pardubice District

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Pardubice District
Okres Pardubice
District
Pardubice town
Pardubice town
District location in the Pardubice Region within the Czech Republic
District location in the Pardubice Region within the Czech Republic
Country  Czech Republic
Region Pardubice Region
Capital Pardubice
Area
 • Total 339.80 sq mi (880.09 km2)
Population (2007)
 • Total 160,603
 • Density 470/sq mi (182/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Pardubice District (Czech: Okres Pardubice) is a district (okres) within the Pardubice Region (Pardubický kraj) of the Czech Republic. Its capital is the city of Pardubice.

Overview[edit]

With 888.98 km² and around 160,000 inhabitants Pardubice District is the smallest district of the region but has highest population density. Its terrain is mostly flat, dominated by Kunětice Mountain. Agriculture specialises on grain, cattle feed and vegetables. Chemical, engineering and electrotechnical industries are most important. The town of Pardubice is one of the main focuses of cultural life. Among the city's tourist attractions are the historical center of Pardubice, Kunětice Mountain Castle, the baroque castle in Choltice, the African museum dedicated to Emil Holub in Holice and the recreational area around the river Elbe.

Geography and agriculture[edit]

As of December 31, 2003 the district area is 888.98 km², including:

  • 60.23% of land used for agriculture, of which 81.85% is arable land (49.30% of district area)
  • 39.77% not used for agriculture, of which 63.47% are forests (25.24% of district area)
  • number of agricultural companies: 521

Demography[edit]

As of March 31, 2005:

Description Total Women Men
Inhabitants 159,942 82,373
51.50%
77,569
48.50%
Average age 40.6 42.2 39.0
  • 7 cities and 108 villages
  • population density: 180 inhabitants/km²
  • 71.88% of people live in cities

Employment level[edit]

(2003)

Number of employed people 48,568
Average salary 15,892
Unemployed 5,861
Unemployment ratio 7.17%

Education[edit]

(2003)

School type Number of institutions
Pre-schools
(Mateřské školy)
80
Primary schools
(Základní školy)
54
Grammar schools
(Gymnázia)
5
Technical secondary schools
(Střední školy průmyslové školy)
14
Specialised secondary school
(Střední odborná učiliště)
10
Higher education and universities
(Vyšší odborné školy)
4

Health service[edit]

(2003)

Medical doctors 616
Hospitals 3
Specialised institutes 2
Dentists 74
Apothecaries 49

Transport[edit]

Pardubice has an international airport and is a busy railway center. The once important Elbe river transport is in depression. A new highway (in the direction of Olomouc) is planned to relieve congestion on the roads.

Complete list of municipalities[edit]

Cities are bolded.

Barchov - Bezděkov - Borek - Brloh - Břehy - Bukovina nad Labem - Bukovina u Přelouče - Bukovka - Býšť - Časy - Čeperka - Čepí - Černá u Bohdanče - Choltice - Choteč - Chrtníky - Chvaletice - Chvojenec - Chýšť - Dašice - Dolany - Dolní Roveň - Dolní Ředice - Dříteč - Dubany - Hlavečník - Holice - Holotín - Horní Jelení - Horní Ředice - Hrobice - Jankovice - Jaroslav - Jedousov - Jeníkovice - Jezbořice - Kasalice - Kladruby nad Labem - Kojice - Kostěnice - Křičeň - Kunětice - Labské Chrčice - Lány u Dašic - Lázně Bohdaneč - Libišany - Lipoltice - Litošice - Malé Výkleky - Mikulovice - Mokošín - Morašice - Moravany - Němčice - Neratov - Opatovice nad Labem - Ostřešany - Ostřetín - Pardubice - Plch - Poběžovice u Holic - Poběžovice u Přelouče - Podůlšany - Pravy - Přelouč - Přelovice - Přepychy - Ráby - Rohovládova Bělá - Rohoznice - Rokytno - Rybitví - Řečany nad Labem - Selmice - Semín - Sezemice - Slepotice - Sopřeč - Sovolusky - Spojil - Srch - Srnojedy - Staré Hradiště - Staré Jesenčany - Staré Ždánice - Starý Mateřov - Stéblová - Stojice - Strašov - Svinčany - Svojšice - Tetov - Trnávka - Trusnov - Třebosice - Turkovice - Uhersko - Úhřetická Lhota - Újezd u Přelouče - Újezd u Sezemic - Urbanice - Valy - Vápno - Veliny - Veselí - Vlčí Habřina - Voleč - Vysoké Chvojno - Vyšehněvice - Zdechovice - Žáravice - Živanice

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°2′16″N 15°46′51″E / 50.03778°N 15.78083°E / 50.03778; 15.78083