Vysoké nad Jizerou

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Vysoké nad Jizerou
Town
Center of Vysoké nad Jizerou
Center of Vysoké nad Jizerou
Official seal of Vysoké nad Jizerou
Seal
Coordinates: 50°41′08″N 15°24′05″E / 50.68556°N 15.40139°E / 50.68556; 15.40139Coordinates: 50°41′08″N 15°24′05″E / 50.68556°N 15.40139°E / 50.68556; 15.40139
Country Czech Republic
Region Liberec
First documented 1352
Town status 1354
Government
 • mayor Jindřich Matura (2006)
Area
 • Total 20.66 km2 (7.98 sq mi)
Elevation 692 m (2,270 ft)
Population (2007[1])
 • Total 1,329
Postal code 512 11 - 513 01
Area code(s) 481
Website http://www.vysokenadjizerou.cz/

Vysoké nad Jizerou (German: Hochstadt an der Iser) is a town in the Semily District, Liberec Region, of northern Bohemia, in the Czech Republic. It is located 16 kilometers southeast of Jablonec nad Nisou.

History[edit]

The village was founded in the first half of the 14th Century. It is first mentioned in the year 1352, and on 4 August 1354 it officially became a town under the Latin name Alta Ciuitas.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The population declined slowly from 1970 to 2007.[3]

Year 1970 1980 1991 2001 2003 2006
Population 1 676 1 508 1 417 1 353 1 363 1 343

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical data Vysoké nad Jizerou 1998-2007" 2008 compilation of Český statistický úřad (Czech Statistical Office), accessed 18 November 2008,
  2. ^ "Z dějin města Vysokého nad Jizerou" Official website of Vysoké nad Jizerou, article title is "The varied history of Vysoké nad Jizerou".
  3. ^ "Statistical data Vysoké nad Jizerou 1998-2007" from 2008 compilation of Český statistický úřad (Czech Statistical Office), accessed 18 November 2008, earlier data from earlier compilations