Nové Město na Moravě

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Nové Město na Moravě
Town
Town square
Town square
Flag of Nové Město na Moravě
Flag
Coat of arms of Nové Město na Moravě
Coat of arms
Nové Město na Moravě is located in Czech Republic
Nové Město na Moravě
Nové Město na Moravě
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°34′N 16°05′E / 49.567°N 16.083°E / 49.567; 16.083Coordinates: 49°34′N 16°05′E / 49.567°N 16.083°E / 49.567; 16.083
CountryCzech Republic
RegionVysočina
DistrictŽďár nad Sázavou
Founded1250
Government
 • MayorMichal Šmarda
Area
 • Total61.13 km2 (23.60 sq mi)
Elevation594 m (1,949 ft)
Population (1.1.2013)
 • Total10,200
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code592 31
Websitewww.nmnm.cz

Nové Město na Moravě (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnovɛː ˈmɲɛsto ˈna moravjɛ]; German: Neustadt in Mähren; literally a diminutive of "New Town") is a town in the Vysočina Region in the central Czech Republic. It has about 10,500 inhabitants.

Sports and recreation[edit]

The town is a prominent Czech winter sports resort and it hosted the 2013 Biathlon World Championships.[1][2]

Transport[edit]

The town is a hub of many local roads, crossed by a first class road No. 19, and also by local railways No. 251 Tisnov - Žďár nad Sázavou. It is accessible from the D1 motorway, lying 30 km away from its nearest exit 141.

Business in town[edit]

Despite its distant mountainous location, the town has a long tradition of manufacturing. Among the significant sectors is the production of ski equipment by Sporten, of medical instruments by Medin, and of wireless communication modems by Racom.

EGU Brno Facility[edit]

Near the urban part Studnice, there is at 49°36′31.40″N 16°05′2.500″E / 49.6087222°N 16.08402778°E / 49.6087222; 16.08402778 (EGU Brno) a testing facility of EGU Brno, which has three towers. The central tower of this facility, which is equipped with a lot of antennas looks very funny and is nicknamed Gyro Gearloose Tower after the famous fictional inventor Gyro Gearloose, who has a similar structure in his garden. [1]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "It's Here…Welcome to the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2013!". 7 February 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  2. ^ "ČD strengthening the transport service during the Biathlon World Championship in Nové Město na Moravě". Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration. 1 February 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2018.

External links[edit]

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