Skalná

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Skalná
Town
Skalná 2008-06-14.JPG
Flag of Skalná
Flag
Coat of arms of Skalná
Coat of arms
Skalná is located in Czech Republic
Skalná
Skalná
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°10′13″N 12°21′41″E / 50.17028°N 12.36139°E / 50.17028; 12.36139Coordinates: 50°10′13″N 12°21′41″E / 50.17028°N 12.36139°E / 50.17028; 12.36139
CountryCzech Republic
StateBohemia
RegionKarlovy Vary
DistrictCheb
Founded12th century
Government
 • MayorMgr. Rita Skalová (ODS)
Area
 • Total23.44 km2 (9.05 sq mi)
Elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 (2014-12-31)
 • Total1,896
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
351 34
Websitewww.skalna.cz

Skalná (Czech pronunciation: [ˈskalnaː]; Vildštejn (until 1950), German: Wildstein) is situated in the Czech Republic in the Karlovy Vary Region in proximity of German border. Most of the area lies in the Cheb basin, in the nord it's located first hills of Smrčiny.

Parts[edit]

Villages Kateřina (Katharinadorf), Starý Rybník (Altenteich), Vonšov (Fonsau) and Zelená (Grün) are administrative parts of Skalná.

Sights[edit]

  • Romanesque Vildštejn castle
  • Baroque Church of John the Baptist
  • Unique Nature reservation SOOS

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