Kestřany

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Kestřany
Municipality
Medieval stronghold in Kestřany
Medieval stronghold in Kestřany
Flag of Kestřany
Flag
Coat of arms of Kestřany
Coat of arms
Kestřany is located in Czech Republic
Kestřany
Kestřany
Coordinates: 49°16′9″N 14°4′21″E / 49.26917°N 14.07250°E / 49.26917; 14.07250Coordinates: 49°16′9″N 14°4′21″E / 49.26917°N 14.07250°E / 49.26917; 14.07250
Country  Czech Republic
Region South Bohemian
District Písek
Area
 • Total 20.08 km2 (7.75 sq mi)
Elevation 373 m (1,224 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 675
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Postal code 39821
Website http://mesta.obce.cz/kestrany/informace.html

Kestřany is a village and municipality (obec) in Písek District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is situated near the confluence of the Otava and Blanice rivers.

The municipality covers an area of 20.08 square kilometres (7.75 sq mi), and has a population of 626 (as at 2005).

Kestřany lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-west of Písek, 44 km (27 mi) north-west of České Budějovice, and 95 km (59 mi) south of Prague.

Close to this village is National nature reserve Řežabinec a Řežabinecké tůně.

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