Protivín

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Protivín
Town
Church of Saint Elizabeth on the town square
Church of Saint Elizabeth on the town square
Flag of Protivín
Flag
Coat of arms of Protivín
Coat of arms
Protivín is located in Czech Republic
Protivín
Protivín
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°11′58″N 14°13′2″E / 49.19944°N 14.21722°E / 49.19944; 14.21722Coordinates: 49°11′58″N 14°13′2″E / 49.19944°N 14.21722°E / 49.19944; 14.21722
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemian
DistrictPísek
First mentioned1282
Government
 • MayorJaromír Hlaváč
Area
 • Total61.37 km2 (23.70 sq mi)
Elevation
383 m (1,257 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total4,808
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
398 11
Websitewww.muprotivin.cz

Protivín (Czech pronunciation: [ˈprocɪviːn]) is a town in Písek District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 4,800 inhabitants.

Vernacular architecture in Selibov, inspired by the baroque style Selské baroko

Administrative parts[edit]

The town includes following parts: Chvaletice, Krč, Maletice, Milenovice, Myšenec, Protivín, Selibov, Těšínov and Záboří.

Architecture[edit]

Many homesteads are inspired by the folk baroque style.

Economy[edit]

The town is well known for the Protivín Brewery, which produces a regional beer label Platan.

Sights[edit]

The Crocodile Zoo Protivín was established in 2008 and is unique by breeding of all of Crocodilia species.[2]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "O ZOO" (in Czech). Krokodýlí ZOO Protivín. Retrieved 2020-08-22.

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