Svijany

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Svijany
Municipality
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Entering Svijany
Flag of Svijany
Flag
Coat of arms of Svijany
Coat of arms
Svijany is located in Czech Republic
Svijany
Svijany
Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 15°03′22″E / 50.57417°N 15.05611°E / 50.57417; 15.05611Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 15°03′22″E / 50.57417°N 15.05611°E / 50.57417; 15.05611
Country  Czech Republic
Region Liberec
District Liberec
Area
 • Total 2.69 km2 (1.04 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 307
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Postal code 463 46
Website http://www.obecsvijany.cz/

Svijany is a village in Liberec District, Czech Republic. It has a population of 307 (2006). Svijany Brewery is based in the village.

History[edit]

Earliest records of Svijany are from 1345. The village was owned by a Cistercian monastery in Mnichovo Hradiste. In 1565, the village came under the control of Jaroslav z Vartemberka, who built the Renaissance castle.[1]

Svijany Brewery[edit]

Svijany brewery

Svijany Brewery was founded in 1564. It produces a range of pale lagers from Svijany Fitness 6° (3.2% abv), to Svijany Baron 15° (6.5% abv).[2] The brewery is owned by Liberec Investment Fund (LIF), who also own Náchod and Rohozec breweries[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pivovar Svijany - Pivovar Svijany: Historie". www.pivovarsvijany.cz. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  2. ^ "Pivovar Svijany (LIF)". www.ratebeer.com. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  3. ^ "Nachod brewery finally sold - Czech Republic News". www.ceeretail.com. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 

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