Rokytnice nad Jizerou

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Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Town
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Flag
Coat of arms of Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Coat of arms
Rokytnice nad Jizerou is located in Czech Republic
Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°43′48″N 15°27′0″E / 50.73000°N 15.45000°E / 50.73000; 15.45000Coordinates: 50°43′48″N 15°27′0″E / 50.73000°N 15.45000°E / 50.73000; 15.45000
Country Czech Republic
RegionLiberec
DistrictSemily
Founded1574
Government
 • MayorPetr Matyáš
Area
 • Total36.96 km2 (14.27 sq mi)
Elevation
520 m (1,710 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total2,650
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
512 44, 512 45
Websitewww.rokytnice.com

Rokytnice nad Jizerou (German: Rochlitz an der Iser) is a town in the Semily District in the Liberec Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 2,700 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

Rokytnice nad Jizerou is a mountain resort in the west part of the Giant Mountains. The town is located in elongated valleys of Huťský stream between mountains massifs Stráž (782 m), Čertova hora (1022 m) and Lysá hora (1344 m) and along the left (east) bank of the river Jizera.

Sport[edit]

In winter Rokytnice is also one of the most famous ski resorts in the Czech Republic, with many ski schools and 28 lifts. The dominant Lysá Hora has 8 lifts and 17 ski runs. The official ski runs in Rokytnice are the longest in the Czech Republic.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.

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