Česká Skalice

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Česká Skalice
Town
Old town hall
Old town hall
Flag of Česká Skalice
Flag
Coat of arms of Česká Skalice
Coat of arms
Česká Skalice is located in Czech Republic
Česká Skalice
Česká Skalice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°23′38″N 16°2′55″E / 50.39389°N 16.04861°E / 50.39389; 16.04861Coordinates: 50°23′38″N 16°2′55″E / 50.39389°N 16.04861°E / 50.39389; 16.04861
CountryCzech Republic
RegionHradec Králové
DistrictNáchod
MunicipalityČeská Skalice
Government
 • MayorMartin Staněk
Area
 • Total17.36 km2 (6.70 sq mi)
Elevation
284 m (932 ft)
Population
(2005)
 • Total5,447
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
552 03
Websitewww.ceskaskalice.cz

Česká Skalice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtʃɛskaː ˈskalɪtsɛ]; German: Böhmisch Skalitz) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 5,500 inhabitants.

The modern history of the town is connected with textile production, tourism development, especially to the nearby Grandmother's Valley and Ratibořice's castle, and the development of private enterprise after the year 1989. In the part of the town Malá Skalice there is Museum of Božena Němcová and Textile Museum.

Parts of the town[edit]

  • Česká Skalice
  • Malá Skalice
  • Ratibořice
  • Spyta
  • Zájezd
  • Zlíč

Partner towns[edit]

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