Plesná (Cheb District)

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Plesná
Town
Plesná 2008-06-14.JPG
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Karlovy Vary
District Cheb
Commune Cheb
Elevation 499 m (1,637 ft)
Coordinates 50°13′N 12°20′E / 50.217°N 12.333°E / 50.217; 12.333Coordinates: 50°13′N 12°20′E / 50.217°N 12.333°E / 50.217; 12.333
Area 19.26 km2 (7.44 sq mi)
Population 1,953 (2016)
Density 101/km2 (262/sq mi)
Mayor Petr Schaller
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 351 35
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
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Location in Cheb District
Wikimedia Commons: Plesná
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mestoplesna.cz

Plesná (German: Fleißen) is a town in the Czech Republic.

History[edit]

The first written record of the town dates back to 1185, when it belonged to Waldsassen Abbey. The population was 1,953 inhabitants in 2016[1].

Local districts[edit]

  • Lomnička (Lomnička u Plesné)
  • Plesná (Plesná a Šneky)
  • Smrčina
  • Vackov

Sights[edit]

  • There are ruins of Neuhaus castle located approximately two kilometres to the south of the town. It could be a mansion of ministeriales of Plesná mentioned in 1197, but according to another source, it is a different mansion of unknown origin[2][3].
  • Crucifix.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Czech Statistical Office". Počet obyvatel v obcích k 1.1.2016. 2016-04-29. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-04-29. Retrieved 2017-05-01. 
  2. ^ DURDÍK, Tomáš (2002). Ilustrovaná encyklopedie českých hradů. Prague: Libri. 736 p. pp. 377–378. ISBN 80-7277-003-9. 
  3. ^ DURDÍK, Tomáš (2011). Ilustrovaná encyklopedie českých hradů: Dodatky 4. Prague: Libri. 164 p. pp. 75–76. ISBN 978-80-7277-489-0. 

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