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Kaple sv.Václava
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Central Bohemian
District Praha-Východ
River Vltava
Center Municipal Office
 - elevation 194 m (636 ft)
 - coordinates 50°10′16.6″N 14°21′25.2″E / 50.171278°N 14.357000°E / 50.171278; 14.357000Coordinates: 50°10′16.6″N 14°21′25.2″E / 50.171278°N 14.357000°E / 50.171278; 14.357000
Highest point
 - elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Lowest point
 - elevation 178 m (584 ft)
Area 55.56 km2 (21 sq mi)
Population 1,957 (As of 2013)
Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Founded 1088
Mayor Mgr. Jana Münzbergerová
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 250 68
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Wikimedia Commons: České Budějovice
Website: www.c-budejovice.cz

Řež is a village (a part of Husinec municipality) in Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is located in valley of the Vltava River 11 km northwest from centre of Prague. According to the 2001 census the population was 722.

Řež is the site of a nuclear research centre[1] and a chemical factory.[2] In August 2002 there was a serious flood which damaged the site.

Řež has a good railway connection by Prague - Kralupy nad Vltavou line. The stop is located on the opposite (left) bank of the Vltava River and is accessible by a pedestrian bridge. An 18 km ride from Masaryk Station takes up 24 minutes.

Panorama of Řež with nuclear research centre
Panorama of Řež with nuclear research centre

Further reading[edit]

1995. 40 Years on: Rez Institute Underpins Czech Programme. "Nuclear Engineering International". no. 491: 46.


External links[edit]

Official sites