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′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
CountryCzech Republic
RegionLiberec
DistrictSemily
MunicipalityRokytnice nad Jizerou
Founded1574
Government
 • MayorPetr Matyáš
Area
 • Total36.96 km2 (14.27 sq mi)
Elevation
520 m (1,710 ft)
Population
(2006-08-28)
 • Total3,253
 • Density88/km2 (230/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 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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