Rabí

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Rabí
Municipality
Landscape around Rabí village with Rábí castle in the background.
Landscape around Rabí village with Rábí castle in the background.
Coat of arms of Rabí
Coat of arms
Rabí is located in Czech Republic
Rabí
Rabí
Coordinates: 49°17′2″N 13°37′28″E / 49.28389°N 13.62444°E / 49.28389; 13.62444Coordinates: 49°17′2″N 13°37′28″E / 49.28389°N 13.62444°E / 49.28389; 13.62444
Country  Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Klatovy
Area
 • Total 14.29 km2 (5.52 sq mi)
Elevation 478 m (1,568 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 468
 • Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Postal code 342 01
Website http://obecrabi.wz.cz/

Rabí is a village and municipality (obec) in Klatovy District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 14.29 square kilometres (5.52 sq mi), and has a population of 468 (as at 2 October 2006).

Rabí lies approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) south-east of Klatovy, 55 km (34 mi) south of Plzeň, and 106 km (66 mi) south-west of Prague.

History[edit]

Until 1918, the village was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the Strakonitz (Strakonice) district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia. A post-office was opened in 1869.[1]

Austrian KK stamp, bilingual cancelled in 1897

References[edit]

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