Nymburk

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Nymburk
Town
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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
 • MayorPhDr. Pavel Fojtík
Area
 • Total20.54 km2 (7.93 sq mi)
Elevation193 m (633 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total14,614
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code288 02
Websitewww.mesto-nymburk.cz

Nymburk (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnɪmburk]; German: Nimburg, Neuenburg) is a city 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 city is part of the Prague metropolitan area.

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


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Sport[edit]

The city 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,[1] an annual international rink bandy tournament is organised. In 2017, Slovakia and Switzerland participated for the first time,[2] Slovakia finishing in second place and Switzerland fourth and last, among the national teams that is (two Russian club teams also participated).[3] Federation of International Bandy has decided to make the tournament official.[4]

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Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Nymburk is twinned with:

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