Tanvald

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Coordinates: 50°44′15″N 15°18′21″E / 50.73750°N 15.30583°E / 50.73750; 15.30583
Tanvald
Town
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Country Czech Republic
Region Liberec
District Jablonec nad Nisou
Commune Tanvald
Elevation 455 m (1,493 ft)
Coordinates 50°44′15″N 15°18′21″E / 50.73750°N 15.30583°E / 50.73750; 15.30583
Area 12.44 km2 (4.8 sq mi)
Population 6,836 (2006-08-28)
Density 550 / km2 (1,424 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1611
Mayor Petr Polák
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 468 41
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Tanvald
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.tanvald.cz

Tanvald (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtanvalt]; German: Tannwald) is a town in the northern Czech Republic. Its population was 6,836 as of August 28, 2006.

The town has direct rail connection with Prague and Dresden. Traffic on the railway line to Jelenia Góra in Poland was restricted in 1945 (the trains terminated in Harrachov, see Cog railway Tanvald-Harrachov) and reinstated in 2010. The originally Sudeten German population was expelled in 1945.

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