Úpice

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Úpice
Town
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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