Skalná

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Coordinates: 50°10′13″N 12°21′41″E / 50.17028°N 12.36139°E / 50.17028; 12.36139
Skalná
Town
Skalná 2008-06-14.JPG
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
State Bohemia
Region Karlovy Vary
District Cheb
Commune Cheb
River Sázek
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Coordinates 50°10′13″N 12°21′41″E / 50.17028°N 12.36139°E / 50.17028; 12.36139
Highest point Lužský vrch
 - elevation 606 m (1,988 ft)
Area 23.44 km2 (9.05 sq mi)
Population 1,950 (2009)
Density 83 / km2 (215 / sq mi)
Founded 12th century
Mayor Mgr. Rita Skalová (ODS)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 351 34
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in Cheb District
Wikimedia Commons: Skalná
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.skalna.cz

Skalná (Czech pronunciation: [ˈskalnaː]; Vildštejn (until 1950), German: Wildstein) is situated in the Czech Republic in the Karlovy Vary Region in proximity of German border. Most of the area lies in the Cheb basin, in the nord it's located first hills of Smrčiny.

Parts[edit]

Villages Kateřina (Katharinadorf), Starý Rybník (Altenteich), Vonšov (Fonsau) and Zelená (Grün) are administrative parts of Skalná.

Sights[edit]

  • Romanesque Vildštejn castle
  • Baroque Church of John the Baptist
  • Unique Nature reservation SOOS

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