Úštěk

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Úštěk
Town
Kirche auscha 2.jpg
Town square with SS Peter and Paul church
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Ústí nad Labem
District Litoměřice
Commune Litoměřice
Municipality Úštěk
Elevation 242 m (794 ft)
Coordinates 50°35′36″N 14°20′55″E / 50.59333°N 14.34861°E / 50.59333; 14.34861Coordinates: 50°35′36″N 14°20′55″E / 50.59333°N 14.34861°E / 50.59333; 14.34861
Area 74.93 km2 (28.93 sq mi)
Population 2,770 (2007-12-31)
Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Founded 14th century
Mayor Pavel Kundrát
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 411 08 - 411 45
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Úštěk
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mesto-ustek.cz

Úštěk (Czech pronunciation: [ˈuːʃcɛk]; German: Auscha) is a small town in the Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic. It is located 16 km northeast of Litoměřice and has a population of 2,719 (2006). The town is renowned for its medieval centre where houses with Gothic gables have been preserved.

Attractions[edit]

The restored Ustek Synagogue, gothic castle.

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