Hrádek nad Nisou

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Hrádek nad Nisou
Town
Upper Square
Upper Square
Flag of Hrádek nad Nisou
Flag
Coat of arms of Hrádek nad Nisou
Coat of arms
Hrádek nad Nisou is located in Czech Republic
Hrádek nad Nisou
Hrádek nad Nisou
Location in the Czech Republic
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
CountryCzech Republic
RegionLiberec
DistrictLiberec
MunicipalityHrádek nad Nisou
First mentioned1288
Government
 • MayorJosef Horinka
Area
 • Total48.54 km2 (18.74 sq mi)
Elevation
255 m (837 ft)
Population
(2005)
 • Total7,363
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
463 34
Websitewww.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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