Dobřív

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Dobřív
Municipality
Skyline of Dobřív
Flag of Dobřív
Flag
Coat of arms of Dobřív
Coat of arms
Location in Rokycany District
Location in Rokycany District
Dobřív is located in Czech Republic
Dobřív
Dobřív
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°42′56″N 13°41′13″E / 49.71556°N 13.68694°E / 49.71556; 13.68694Coordinates: 49°42′56″N 13°41′13″E / 49.71556°N 13.68694°E / 49.71556; 13.68694
Country  Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Rokycany
Area
 • Total 12.14 km2 (4.69 sq mi)
Elevation 417 m (1,368 ft)
Population (1.1.2015)
 • Total 1,286
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Postal code 338 44
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20100201175352/http://www.dobriv.rokycansko.cz:80/

Dobřív is a village and municipality (obec) in Rokycany District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 12.14 square kilometres (4.69 sq mi), and has a population of 1,179 (as at 2 October 2006).

Dobřív lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south-east of Rokycany, 23 km (14 mi) east of Plzeň, and 67 km (42 mi) south-west of Prague.

The village is known throughout the Czech Republic for its very rare example of a fully functioning water powered forge. Its precise age is unknown, although the earliest record of its existence dates back to 1505.

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The village is known throughout the Czech Republic for its very rare example of a fully functioning water powered forge. Its precise age is unknown, although the earliest record of its existence dates back to 1505.