Hrádek nad Nisou

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Hrádek nad Nisou
Town
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Country Czech Republic
Region Liberec
District Liberec
Commune Liberec
Municipality Hrádek nad Nisou
River Lusatian Neisse
Elevation 255 m (837 ft)
Coordinates 50°51′10″N 14°50′40″E / 50.85278°N 14.84444°E / 50.85278; 14.84444Coordinates: 50°51′10″N 14°50′40″E / 50.85278°N 14.84444°E / 50.85278; 14.84444
Area 48.54 km2 (18.74 sq mi)
Population 7,363 (2005)
Density 152/km2 (394/sq mi)
First mentioned 1288
Mayor Josef Horinka
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 463 34
Hrádek nad Nisou is located in Czech Republic
Hrádek nad Nisou
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Hrádek nad Nisou
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.hradek.cz

Hrádek nad Nisou (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦraːdɛk ˈnad ɲɪsou̯]; German: Grottau, Polish: Gródek nad Nysą) is a town in the Czech Republic.

History[edit]

Austrian KK stamp, cancelled GROTTAU in 1901

Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the REICHENBERG (Liberec) district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1] From 1938 to 1945 it was one of the municipalities in Sudetenland.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Hrádek nad Nisou is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967

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