Srbská Kamenice

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Srbská Kamenice
Municipality
Srbská Kamenice with St Wenceslas church
Srbská Kamenice with St Wenceslas church
Flag of Srbská Kamenice
Flag
Coat of arms of Srbská Kamenice
Coat of arms
Srbská Kamenice is located in Czech Republic
Srbská Kamenice
Srbská Kamenice
Coordinates: 50°49′21″N 14°21′19″E / 50.82250°N 14.35528°E / 50.82250; 14.35528Coordinates: 50°49′21″N 14°21′19″E / 50.82250°N 14.35528°E / 50.82250; 14.35528
Country  Czech Republic
Region Ústí nad Labem
District Děčín
Area
 • Total 11.73 km2 (4.53 sq mi)
Elevation 216 m (709 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 246
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Postal code 407 15
Website http://www.srbska-kamenice.cz

Srbská Kamenice (German: Windisch Kamnitz) is a village in the Czech Republic, Ústí nad Labem Region.

It was founded in early 11th century by Sorbs, refugees from Germany after a military campaign of Henry II. In 2005, it had 206 inhabitants. There is a baroque church from the 18th century and an open air museum of Czechoslovak fortifications from 1938.

On 27 January 1972, Serbian stewardess Vesna Vulović was the only person on board to survive the crash of JAT Yugoslav Flight 364 after Croatian Ustašas set up the bomb, which exploded 10,160 meters (33,000 ft) above Srbská Kamenice. This won her an entry in the Guinness Book of Records. She visited the village again on the 30th anniversary in 2002. A local boarding house is named after her (Pension Vesna).

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