Dobřany (Plzeň-South District)

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Dobřany
Town
St. Vitus Church in Dobřany
St. Vitus Church in Dobřany
Flag of Dobřany
Flag
Coat of arms of Dobřany
Coat of arms
Dobřany is located in Czech Republic
Dobřany
Dobřany
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°39′14″N 13°17′25″E / 49.65389°N 13.29028°E / 49.65389; 13.29028Coordinates: 49°39′14″N 13°17′25″E / 49.65389°N 13.29028°E / 49.65389; 13.29028
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictPlzeň-South
First mentioned13th century
Government
 • MayorMartin Sobotka
Area
 • Total35.31 km2 (13.63 sq mi)
Elevation
352 m (1,155 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total6,154
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
334 41
Websitewww.dobrany.cz

Dobřany (Czech pronunciation: [ˈdobr̝anɪ]; German: Dobrzan, Wiesengrund) is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies on the Radbuza River, some 5 km (3 mi) to the south-west from the region capital of Plzeň.

Dobřany is also the seat of the Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the Stod Municipality with Extended Competence.

From 1938 to 1945 it belonged to Sudetenland in Nazi Germany; between 1939 and 1945 it was named Wiesengrund.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.

External links[edit]

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