Nymburk

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Nymburk
Town
Nymburk as seen from the Elbe River bank
Nymburk as seen from the Elbe River bank
Flag of Nymburk
Flag
Coat of arms of Nymburk
Coat of arms
Nymburk is located in Czech Republic
Nymburk
Nymburk
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°11′N 15°02′E / 50.183°N 15.033°E / 50.183; 15.033Coordinates: 50°11′N 15°02′E / 50.183°N 15.033°E / 50.183; 15.033
CountryCzech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictNymburk
Founded1275
Government
 • MayorTomáš Mach
Area
 • Total20.54 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Elevation
193 m (633 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total15,063
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
288 02
Websitewww.mesto-nymburk.cz

Nymburk (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnɪmburk]; German: Nimburg, Neuenburg an der Elbe) is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, located 45 km (28 mi) east of Prague on the Elbe River. It is also home to the Czech men's basketball team ČEZ Basketball Nymburk. The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area.

The town was founded in around 1275 by Přemysl Otakar II.

Architecture[edit]

Sport[edit]

The town is home to ČEZ Basketball Nymburk, a club that won the last 13 Czech Basketball Championships. It plays its home games at the Sportovní Centrum. For some of its highlight games, the club moves to the Tipsport Arena (Prague).

Starting in 2015,[2] an annual international rink bandy tournament is organised. In 2017, Slovakia and Switzerland participated for the first time,[3] Slovakia finishing in second place and Switzerland fourth and last, among the national teams that is (two Russian club teams also participated).[4] Federation of International Bandy has decided to make the tournament official.[5]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Nymburk is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ Turnaj v RINK BANDY v Nymburce
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ svenskbandy.se: "Internationellt: Tjeckien mästare på hemmaplan", 13 September 2017 (in Swedish), retrieved on 9 October 2017
  5. ^ European Rinkbandy Cup in Nymburk, Czech Republic

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