Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority
Bezděkov, Břasy, Bujesily, Hlohovice, Chlum, Chomle, Kamenec, Kladruby, Lhotka u Radnic, Liblín, Němčovice, Přívětice, Radnice, Sebečice, Skomelno, Újezd u Svatého Kříže, Vejvanov
147.15 km 2 (56.81 sq mi)
41 / km 2 (106 / sq mi)
Radnice ( Czech pronunciation: ) is a town in the [ˈradɲɪtsɛ] Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies some 20 km (12 mi) to the northeast from the region capital of Plzeň.
Radnice is also the seat of the Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the
Plzeň Municipality with Extended Competence.
In 19th century coal mining developed in vicinity of Radnice igniting industrial development, especially in the territory of
Břasy. Radnice coal basin was depleted in 20th century and the region has partially reverted to the rural economy.
Famous People from Radnice [ edit ]
Kaspar Maria von Sternberg, (1761-1838), Bohemian scientist, founder of the National Museum in Prague
Antonín Jaroslav Puchmajer (1769-1820), Czech poet and linguist, served as a Catholic priest in Radnice Rabbi
Isaac Mayer Wise (1819-1900), founder of American Hebrew Union College, served as a rabbi in Radnice
Joseph Lewi (1820 - 1897), Jewish physician
Božena Kamenická, (1898-1996), alternative medicine practitioner, also known as "Bába Radnická", since 1938 lived in Radnice [1 ]
Václav Kotva, (1922-2004), Czech actor, born in Radnice
Chotek family who originated from Chockov, nearby this city
Radnitz, Radnitzer Jewish pedigree Josef Leopold Hůrka, (1925-2005), Czech freedom fighter, born in Radnice.
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