|Commune||Brandýs nad Labem-Stará Boleslav|
|Elevation||184 m (604 ft)|
|Area||15.87 km2 (6.13 sq mi)|
|Density||733/km2 (1,898/sq mi)|
|Mayor||now the town mayor governed - resigned|
|- summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||250 88|
Location in Prague-East District
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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.
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.
- Josef Volman, Czech successful entrepreneur (14. listopadu 1883 – 16. dubna 1943
- František Čáp, film director and screenwriter
- Eduard Petiška, writer of children books
- Alois Vašátko, World War II wing commander
- Jaroslav Vrchotka, PhDr. CSc., historian, past director of National museum library in Prague
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