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
CountryCzech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemian
DistrictPísek
First mentioned1282
Government
 • MayorJaromír Hlaváč
Area
 • Total61.37 km2 (23.70 sq mi)
Elevation
383 m (1,257 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total4,830
 • Density79/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 the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 4,800 inhabitants.

Administrative parts[edit]

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

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

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.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.

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