Náměšť nad Oslavou

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Náměšť nad Oslavou
Town
Old Baroque bridge and the castle
Old Baroque bridge and the castle
Flag of Náměšť nad Oslavou
Flag
Coat of arms of Náměšť nad Oslavou
Coat of arms
Náměšť nad Oslavou is located in Czech Republic
Náměšť nad Oslavou
Náměšť nad Oslavou
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°13′36″N 16°10′47″E / 49.22667°N 16.17972°E / 49.22667; 16.17972Coordinates: 49°13′36″N 16°10′47″E / 49.22667°N 16.17972°E / 49.22667; 16.17972
CountryCzech Republic
RegionVysočina
DistrictTřebíč
First mentioned1234
Government
 • MayorVladimír Měrka
Area
 • Total18.7 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Elevation
365 m (1,198 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total4,871
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
675 71
Websitewww.namestnosl.cz

Náměšť nad Oslavou (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnaːmɲɛʃc ˈnat oslavou]) is a town in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic, on the Oslava River. It has around 5,000 inhabitants.

The town is known for its Baroque bridge, which is a smaller replica of the Charles Bridge in Prague. Náměšť nad Oslavou Castle is located on a neighbouring hilltop above the town.

Notable people[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Náměšť nad Oslavou is twinned with:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ "Přátelství a spolupráce s městem Medzilaborce". namestnosl.cz (in Czech). Náměšť nad Oslavou. Retrieved 2019-09-05.

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