Úštěk

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Úštěk
Town
Town square with SS Peter and Paul church
Town square with SS Peter and Paul church
Flag of Úštěk
Flag
Coat of arms of Úštěk
Coat of arms
Úštěk is located in Czech Republic
Úštěk
Úštěk
Location in the Czech Republic
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
CountryCzech Republic
RegionÚstí nad Labem
DistrictLitoměřice
MunicipalityÚštěk
Founded14th century
Government
 • MayorPavel Kundrát
Area
 • Total74.93 km2 (28.93 sq mi)
Elevation
242 m (794 ft)
Population
 (2007-12-31)
 • Total2,770
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
411 08 - 411 45
Websitewww.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.

External links[edit]

Old houses in Úštěk