Rudná (Prague-West District)

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Rudná
Rudná u Prahy, Město Rudná
Town
Rudna PZ CZ Dusniky zvonicka 347.jpg
Havlíček Square with belfry
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Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Central Bohemian
District Prague-West
Commune Černošice
Municipality Hostivice
Elevation 378 m (1,240 ft)
Coordinates 50°2′0″N 14°13′22″E / 50.03333°N 14.22278°E / 50.03333; 14.22278Coordinates: 50°2′0″N 14°13′22″E / 50.03333°N 14.22278°E / 50.03333; 14.22278
Area 8.19 km2 (3.16 sq mi)
Population 3,509
Density 428/km2 (1,109/sq mi)
Founded 1951
Mayor Jana Kozáková
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 252 19
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Rudná
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.rudnamesto.cz

Rudná is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is located about 15 km west of Prague along an old road to Beroun and Pilsen. Nowadays a parallel D5 motorway runs just north of the town. Rudná was established in 1951 when two old villages of Dušníky and Hořelice merged into a new municipality (its new artificial name derives from the Czech word for ore and commemorates a long history of iron ore mining in the region). Rudná was promoted from a village to a town in 2000.

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