Plasy

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Coordinates: 49°56′N 13°23′E / 49.933°N 13.383°E / 49.933; 13.383
Plasy
Town
Plasy od szz.jpg
Aerial view
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Plzeň-sever
Commune Kralovice
Municipality Plasy
Parts Babina, Horní Hradiště, Lomnička (Brno-Country District), Nebřeziny, Plasy, Žebnice
River Střela
Elevation 350 m (1,148 ft)
Coordinates 49°56′N 13°23′E / 49.933°N 13.383°E / 49.933; 13.383
Area 57.13 km2 (22.06 sq mi)
Population 2,598 (2006-10-02)
Density 45 / km2 (117 / sq mi)
Founded 1144
Mayor Miloslav Hurt
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 331 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Plasy
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mestoplasy.cz
Plasy
Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Little District Kralovice
Municipalities Dobříč (Plzeň-North District), Dolní Bělá, Horní Bělá, Jarov (Plzeň-North District), Kaznějov, Koryta (Plzeň-North District), Líté, Loza (Plzeň-North District), Mrtník, Obora (Plzeň-North District), Pláně, Plasy, Rybnice
Area 159.38 km2 (61.54 sq mi)
Population 9,222 (2005-12-31)
Density 58 / km2 (150 / sq mi)

Plasy (Czech pronunciation: [ˈplasɪ]; German: Plass) is a small town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies on the Střela River, some 20 km (12 mi) to the north from the region capital of Plzeň.

Plasy is also a Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the Kralovice Municipality with Extended Competence.

No important industry is located in the town. With its scenic surroundings, the town is an important tourist center.

Cistercian monastery[edit]

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(The History section comes substantially from selected sentences in the Czech Wikipedia article, and used an automatic translation tool.)