Klatovy

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Klatovy
Town
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Flag of Klatovy
Flag
Coat of arms of Klatovy
Coat of arms
Klatovy is located in Czech Republic
Klatovy
Klatovy
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°23′43″N 13°17′36.75″E / 49.39528°N 13.2935417°E / 49.39528; 13.2935417Coordinates: 49°23′43″N 13°17′36.75″E / 49.39528°N 13.2935417°E / 49.39528; 13.2935417
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictKlatovy
Founded1260
Parts
Government
 • MayorRudolf Salvetr
Area
 • Total80.67 km2 (31.15 sq mi)
Elevation405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2015-01-01)
 • Total22,344
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code339 01
Websitewww.klatovy.cz
Klatovy
Municipality with Extended Competence
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
Parts
Area
 • Total906.37 km2 (349.95 sq mi)
Population (2005-12-31)
 • Total50,482
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Klatovy
Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
Little DistrictKlatovy
Municipalities
Area
 • Total584.58 km2 (225.71 sq mi)
Population (2005-12-31)
 • Total39,104
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)

Klatovy (Czech pronunciation: [ˈklatovɪ]; German: Klattau) is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic.

Klatovy is the seat of the Municipality with Extended Competence and Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority.

History[edit]

Klatovy was founded during 1260–1263 by Přemysl Otakar II. There are several historic buildings in the town such as the Black Tower, the Baroque Pharmacy, the Jesuit church with catacombs and the Archdeacon's church. The town's significant German population was expelled from their home in 1945.

Twin cities[edit]

Klatovy is twinned with the following cities:

Notable people[edit]

Klatovy was linked with many influential persons:

Gallery[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Czech Statistical Office (2005), Vybrané údaje podle správních obvodů obcí s rozšířenou působností a správních obvodů obcí s pověřeným obecním úřadem k 31. 12. 2005, retrieved 2005-03-08

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