Úpice

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Úpice
Town
Úpice - Městské muzeum (cropped).jpg
Old Town Hall, nowadays municipal museum and art gallery
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Hradec Králové
District Trutnov
Commune Trutnov
Municipality Úpice
River Úpa
Elevation 352 m (1,155 ft)
Coordinates 50°30′45″N 16°00′55″E / 50.51250°N 16.01528°E / 50.51250; 16.01528Coordinates: 50°30′45″N 16°00′55″E / 50.51250°N 16.01528°E / 50.51250; 16.01528
Area 15.30 km2 (5.91 sq mi)
Population 5,921 (2006-10-02)
Density 387/km2 (1,002/sq mi)
Founded 11th century
Mayor Ing. Jaroslav Hůlek
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 542 32
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Úpice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.upice.cz

Úpice (German: Eipel) is a town in the Czech Republic. It has population of nearly six thousand people.

History[edit]

Austrian KK stamp, 1 krone, bilingual cancelled in 1906

Until 1918, the EIPEL - ÚPICE town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the TRAUTENAU - TRUTNOV district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1] A post-office was opened in 1860.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967

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