Jablonné nad Orlicí

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Jablonné nad Orlicí
Town
Jablonné nad Orlicí seen from the north
Jablonné nad Orlicí seen from the north
Flag of Jablonné nad Orlicí
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Coat of arms of Jablonné nad Orlicí
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Jablonné nad Orlicí is located in Czech Republic
Jablonné nad Orlicí
Jablonné nad Orlicí
Location in the Czech Republic
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
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPardubice
DistrictÚstí nad Orlicí
MunicipalityJablonné nad Orlicí
First mentioned1304
Government
 • MayorMiroslav Wágner
Area
 • Total4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Elevation
421 m (1,381 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2012)
 • Total3,301
 • Density760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
561 64
Websitewww.jablonneno.cz

Jablonné nad Orlicí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjablonɛː ˈnat orlɪtsiː]; German: 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]

St. Bartholomew Church, built in 1732

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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