Rokytnice nad Jizerou

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Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Town
Rokytnice Studenov.jpg
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Liberec
District Semily
Commune Jilemnice
Municipality Rokytnice nad Jizerou
River Jizera
Elevation 520 m (1,706 ft)
Coordinates 50°43′48″N 15°27′00″E / 50.73000°N 15.45000°E / 50.73000; 15.45000Coordinates: 50°43′48″N 15°27′00″E / 50.73000°N 15.45000°E / 50.73000; 15.45000
Area 36.96 km2 (14.27 sq mi)
Population 3,253 (2006-08-28)
Density 88/km2 (228/sq mi)
Founded 1574
Mayor Bahník
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 512 44 - 512 45
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.rokytnice.com

Rokytnice nad Jizerou (German: Rochlitz an der Iser) is a mountain resort in the west part of the Giant Mountains in the Czech Republic. The town is located in the Liberec region, in the Semily District, 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.

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.

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