Týniště nad Orlicí

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Coordinates: 50°9′12″N 16°4′43″E / 50.15333°N 16.07861°E / 50.15333; 16.07861
Týniště nad Orlicí
Town
Týniště nad Orlicí square.JPG
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Hradec Králové
District Rychnov nad Kněžnou
Commune Kostelec nad Orlicí
Municipality Týniště nad Orlicí
Rivers Tichá Orlice, Divoká Orlice
Elevation 253 m (830 ft)
Coordinates 50°9′12″N 16°4′43″E / 50.15333°N 16.07861°E / 50.15333; 16.07861
Area 52.44 km2 (20.25 sq mi)
Population 6,234 (2006-07-03)
Density 119 / km2 (308 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1361
Mayor Jaroslav Matička (ODS)
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 517 21 - 517 22
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Týniště nad Orlicí
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.tyniste.cz

Týniště nad Orlicí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtiːɲɪʃcɛ ˈnatʔorlɪtsiː]) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 6,300 inhabitants.

It was an important railway station since there were crossing of StEG and ÖNWB and goods were transferred here from and to wagons between these companies.

Villages Křivice, Petrovice, Petrovičky, Rašovice and Štěpánovsko are administrative parts of Týniště nad Orlicí.

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