Čelákovice

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Čelákovice
Town
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Town Hall
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Central Bohemian
District Prague-East
Commune Brandýs nad Labem-Stará Boleslav
Municipality Čelákovice
River Labe (Elbe)
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Coordinates 50°9′43″N 14°45′0″E / 50.16194°N 14.75000°E / 50.16194; 14.75000Coordinates: 50°9′43″N 14°45′0″E / 50.16194°N 14.75000°E / 50.16194; 14.75000
Area 15.87 km2 (6.13 sq mi)
Population 11,629
Density 733/km2 (1,898/sq mi)
First mentioned 1290
Mayor now the town mayor governed - resigned
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 250 88
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
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Wikimedia Commons: Čelákovice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.celakovice.cz

Čelákovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtʃɛlaːkovɪtsɛ]) is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is located on the Labe river, 25 kilometers from Prague. The population is about 11,000. The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area.

History[edit]

The site of the town has been inhabited since the Stone Age. During 9th century an early Slavic settlement was established. The first written record comes from year 1290. A fortress and a church building were built there. The fortress, reconstructed between 1973-82 in the Gothic-Renaissance style, serves as a municipal museum today.

In 1910 the engineering factory known as TOS (Továrna Obráběcích Strojů) was founded, becoming and remaining the largest industrial plant of the town.

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