Kralovice

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Kralovice
Town
Town square
Town square
Coat of arms of Kralovice
Coat of arms
Kralovice is located in Czech Republic
Kralovice
Kralovice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°58′48″N 13°29′9″E / 49.98000°N 13.48583°E / 49.98000; 13.48583Coordinates: 49°58′48″N 13°29′9″E / 49.98000°N 13.48583°E / 49.98000; 13.48583
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictPlzeň-North
First mentioned1183
Government
 • MayorRudolf Salfický
Area
 • Total15.06 km2 (5.81 sq mi)
Population (2006-07-03)
 • Total3,604
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code331 41
Websitewww.kralovice.czz

Kralovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkralovɪtsɛ]; German: Kralowitz) is a town in the Pilsen Region of the Czech Republic. The town is situated about 35 km (22 mi) in the North-East from Pilsen. Part of the town is also the pilgrimage site in Mariánská Týnice.

Kralovice is also a Municipality with Extended Competence.

History[edit]

Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), head of the KRALOWITZ - KRALOVICE district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[1]

A post-office was opened in 1851.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967

Resources[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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