Protivín

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Protivín
Town
Protivín-square.jpg
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′N 14°13′E / 49.183°N 14.217°E / 49.183; 14.217Coordinates: 49°11′N 14°13′E / 49.183°N 14.217°E / 49.183; 14.217
CountryCzech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemian
DistrictPísek
MunicipalityProtivín
First mentioned1282
Government
 • MayorJaromír Hlaváč
Area
 • Total61.37 km2 (23.70 sq mi)
Elevation
383 m (1,257 ft)
Population
(2005)
 • Total5,036
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
398 11
Websitewww.muprotivin.cz

Protivín (Czech pronunciation: [ˈprocɪviːn]) is a small town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 5,000 inhabitants. Protivín is twinned with Blackwood, Caerphilly in Wales

Geography[edit]

The town includes the following parts:

  • Chvaletice
  • Krč
  • Maletice
  • Milenovice
  • Myšenec
  • Protivín
  • Selibov
  • Těšínov
  • Záboří

Many homesteads are inspired by the country baroque style.

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

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

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