Nymburk as seen from the Elbe River bank
|• Mayor||Tomáš Mach|
|• Total||20.54 km2 (7.93 sq mi)|
|Elevation||193 m (633 ft)|
|• Density||730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
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.
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, an annual international rink bandy tournament is organised. In 2017, Slovakia and Switzerland participated for the first time, Slovakia finishing in second place and Switzerland fourth and last, among the national teams that is (two Russian club teams also participated). Federation of International Bandy has decided to make the tournament official.
Twin towns — sister cities
Nymburk is twinned with:
- "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
- Turnaj v RINK BANDY v Nymburce
- svenskbandy.se: "Internationellt: Tjeckien mästare på hemmaplan", 13 September 2017 (in Swedish), retrieved on 9 October 2017
- European Rinkbandy Cup in Nymburk, Czech Republic
- Official website ‹See Tfd›(in Czech)
- Community site ‹See Tfd›(in Czech)
- Basketball Team ČEZ Basketball Nymburk
- International Plastic Modeller´s Society Nymburk
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