Česká Skalice

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Česká Skalice
Town
Česká Skalice, budova na náměstí.jpg
Old town hall
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Hradec Králové
District Náchod
Commune Náchod
Municipality Česká Skalice
River Úpa
Elevation 284 m (932 ft)
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
Area 17.36 km2 (6.70 sq mi)
Population 5,447 (2005)
Density 314/km2 (813/sq mi)
Mayor Tomáš Hubka
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 552 03
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Česká Skalice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.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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