Libochovice

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Libochovice
Town
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Libochovice Castle
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Country Czech Republic
Region Ústí nad Labem
District Litoměřice
Commune Lovosice
Municipality Libochovice
River Ohře
Elevation 166 m (545 ft)
Coordinates 50°24′31″N 14°2′30″E / 50.40861°N 14.04167°E / 50.40861; 14.04167Coordinates: 50°24′31″N 14°2′30″E / 50.40861°N 14.04167°E / 50.40861; 14.04167
Area 15.64 km2 (6.04 sq mi)
Population 3,741 (2006-07-03)
Density 239/km2 (619/sq mi)
Mayor Jana Holá
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 411 17
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Libochovice
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.libochovice.cz

Libochovice (German: Libochowitz) is a town in the Czech Republic. Libochovice is a small town with a population of about 3,603 (as of 1.1.2012).[1] It is located next to the Ohře River and Hazmburk mountain. From the first half of the seventeen century there was a strong Jewish community, but most died in Nazi concentration camps, and this community was never renewed after the Second World War. Among Jewish sights belongs cemetery, big house at Jewish quarter, where was school, kosher butchery and municipal authority, monument remembering for destroyed synagogue (first mentioned at 1651, destroyed around 1980) and mikveh.

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