Jablonné nad Orlicí

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Jablonné nad Orlicí
Town
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Country Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Ústí nad Orlicí
Commune Žamberk
Municipality Jablonné nad Orlicí
River Tichá Orlice
Elevation 421 m (1,381 ft)
Coordinates 50°1′N 16°36′E / 50.017°N 16.600°E / 50.017; 16.600Coordinates: 50°1′N 16°36′E / 50.017°N 16.600°E / 50.017; 16.600
Area 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population 3,301 (1.1.2012)
Density 755/km2 (1,955/sq mi)
First mentioned 1304
Mayor Miroslav Wágner
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 561 64
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Jablonné nad Orlicí
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.jablonneno.cz
St. Bartholomew Church, built in 1732

Jablonné nad Orlicí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjablonɛː ˈnadorlɪtsiː]; German: Gabl, Gabel an der Adler) is a town in the Ústí nad Orlicí District, Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 3,300 inhabitants.

History[edit]

The town was first recorded as Gablona in 1304. Gablona means custom-house. Jablonné is mentioned in 1093 as a market village, but the first written record was in 1304. King Wenceslaus II of Bohemia gave Jablonné to Zavis of Falkenstein, in the 14th century Jablonné belonged to Zbraslav Monastery. In 1622 Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein bought the village and his descendants were inheriting the town until 1918.

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