Švihov (Klatovy District)

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Švihov
Town
Town Hall
Town Hall
Flag of Švihov
Flag
Coat of arms of Švihov
Coat of arms
Švihov is located in Czech Republic
Švihov
Švihov
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°28′53″N 13°17′02″E / 49.48139°N 13.28389°E / 49.48139; 13.28389Coordinates: 49°28′53″N 13°17′02″E / 49.48139°N 13.28389°E / 49.48139; 13.28389
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictKlatovy
Founded1245
Government
 • MayorVáclav Petrus
Area
 • Total34.58 km2 (13.35 sq mi)
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
 (2015-01-01)
 • Total1,693
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
340 12
Websitewww.svihov.cz

Švihov is a town in the Western part of the Czech Republic. The Gothic Švihov castle (1480–1489) is a main target of tourism in the region.

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