Roztoky u Prahy
Roztoky seen from Prague-Čimice
|• Mayor||Jan Jakob|
|• Total||8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)|
|Elevation||237 m (778 ft)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Roztoky (Czech pronunciation: [ˈrostokɪ]; German: Rostok) is a town in Prague-West District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 8,600 inhabitants. Roztoky is located north of Prague on the Vltava River.
According to archaeological findings, the area of Roztoky was inhabited continuously from the early Stone Age to the early Middle Ages. The first written mention of Roztoky is found in the ruling charter from 1233, in which Peter of Roztoky was mentioned.
- Zdenka Braunerová (1858–1934), painter and graphic designer
- Lubomír Beneš (1935–1995), animator, director and author
Twin towns – sister cities
- Skawina, Poland
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