Prostějov

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Prostějov
Town
Radnice (Prostějov- czech republic).jpg
Town Hall
Flag
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Prostějov
Commune Prostějov
Rivers Hloučela, Romže
Elevation 223 m (732 ft)
Coordinates 49°28′N 17°5′E / 49.467°N 17.083°E / 49.467; 17.083Coordinates: 49°28′N 17°5′E / 49.467°N 17.083°E / 49.467; 17.083
Area 46.58 km2 (17.98 sq mi)
Population 44,094 (2015-01-01)
Density 947 / km2 (2,453 / sq mi)
First mentioned 1141
Mayor Alena Rašková
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 796 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Prostějov
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mestopv.cz/

Prostějov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈproscɛjof]; German: Proßnitz) is a city in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic, in the historical region of Moravia. Today the city is known for its fashion industry and AČR special forces unit 601. skss based there. The historical core of the town has been declared a historical town preserve.

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Administration[edit]

Prostějov consists from seven administrative parts: Čechovice, Čechůvky, Domamyslice, Krasice, Prostějov, Vrahovice and Žešov.

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