Kostelec nad Orlicí

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Kostelec nad Orlicí
Town
Palacký Square
Palacký Square
Flag of Kostelec nad Orlicí
Flag
Coat of arms of Kostelec nad Orlicí
Coat of arms
Kostelec nad Orlicí is located in Czech Republic
Kostelec nad Orlicí
Kostelec nad Orlicí
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°07′22″N 16°12′41″E / 50.12278°N 16.21139°E / 50.12278; 16.21139Coordinates: 50°07′22″N 16°12′41″E / 50.12278°N 16.21139°E / 50.12278; 16.21139
CountryCzech Republic
State(Bohemia)
RegionHradec Králové
DistrictRychnov nad Kněžnou
First mentioned1303
Government
 • MayorJiří Bartoš
Area
 • Total26.18 km2 (10.11 sq mi)
Elevation273 m (896 ft)
Population (2007-12-31)
 • Total6,220
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code517 41
Websitewww.kostelec-nad-orlici.cz

Kostelec nad Orlicí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkostɛlɛts ˈnat orlɪtsiː]; German: Adlerkosteletz) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic located about 7 km southwest of Rychnov nad Kněžnou and 29 km east-southeast of Hradec Králové. It has 6,220 inhabitants (2007).

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