Protivín

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Coordinates: 49°11′N 14°13′E / 49.183°N 14.217°E / 49.183; 14.217
Protivín
Town
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Country Czech Republic
Region South Bohemian
District Písek
Commune Písek
Municipality Protivín
Elevation 383 m (1,257 ft)
Coordinates 49°11′N 14°13′E / 49.183°N 14.217°E / 49.183; 14.217
Area 61.37 km2 (23.7 sq mi)
Population 5,036 (2005)
Density 82 / km2 (212 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1282
Mayor Jaromír Hlaváč
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 398 11
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Protivín
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.muprotivin.cz

Protivín (Czech pronunciation: [ˈprocɪviːn]) is a small town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 5,000 inhabitants. Protivín is twinned with Blackwood, Caerphilly in Wales

Geography[edit]

The town includes the following parts:

  • Chvaletice
  • Krč
  • Maletice
  • Milenovice
  • Myšenec
  • Protivín
  • Selibov
  • Těšínov
  • Záboří

Many homesteads are inspired by the country baroque style.

Vernacular architecture in Selibov, inspired by the baroque style Selské baroko

The town is also known for the Protivín Brewery, which produces a regional beer label Platan.

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