Lahošť

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Lahošť
Municipality
Center of the village
Center of the village
Flag of Lahošť
Flag
Coat of arms of Lahošť
Coat of arms
Location of Lahošť within Teplice District
Location of Lahošť within Teplice District
Lahošť is located in Czech Republic
Lahošť
Lahošť
Location of Lahošť within Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°37′19″N 13°45′56″E / 50.62194°N 13.76556°E / 50.62194; 13.76556Coordinates: 50°37′19″N 13°45′56″E / 50.62194°N 13.76556°E / 50.62194; 13.76556
CountryCzech Republic
RegionÚstí nad Labem
DistrictTeplice
Area
 • Total3.02 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Elevation
213 m (699 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total566
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Postal code
417 25
Websitehttp://www.lahost.cz

Lahošť, until 2006 Lahošt (German: Loosch) is a village and municipality (obec) in Teplice District in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 3.02 square kilometres (1.17 sq mi), and has a population of 566 (as at 28 August 2006).

Lahošť lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) west of Teplice, 20 km (12 mi) west of Ústí nad Labem, and 76 km (47 mi) north-west of Prague.

Paleontology[edit]

Fossils of an elasmosaurid plesiosaur were found near this city at the end of the 19th Century. In Hudcov, a nearby village, plesiosaur Cimoliasaurus teplicensis was described in 1906 by Czech paleontologist Antonín Frič.[1]

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