Stěžery

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Stěžery
Village
Kostel Svatého Marka ve Stěžerách.JPG
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Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Hradec Králové
District Hradec Králové
Commune Hradec Králové
Elevation 255 m (837 ft)
Coordinates 50°12′44″N 15°45′13″E / 50.21222°N 15.75361°E / 50.21222; 15.75361Coordinates: 50°12′44″N 15°45′13″E / 50.21222°N 15.75361°E / 50.21222; 15.75361
Area 12.82 km2 (4.95 sq mi)
Population 1,787 (1.1.2013)
Density 139/km2 (360/sq mi)
First mentioned 1229
Mayor Svatopluk Kněžour
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 503 21
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Stěžery
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.stezery.cz/

Stěžery is a village in the Czech Republic, near the district town Hradec Králové.

Localities[edit]

Further localities are attached to the Stěžery village: Charbuzice, Hřibsko, Stěžírky

Landmarks[edit]

  • St. Marcus church, since1350, now an empire style church as of 1832.
  • Manor Stěžery, as rebuilt 1802–1803 in a Renaissance style by Ernst Christoph von Harrach. Since 2003 municipal estate.
  • Villa of a factory owner Šulc (Šulcova vila)
  • Statues of st. Johannes of Nepomuk, st. Wenceslaus, st. Trinity, st. Mary and Jan Hus
  • Powder magazine of the former fort Hradec Králové (Königgrätz), on the road to Kukleny
  • Mediumwave broadcasting site in the North at Charbuzice. Formerly used by Český rozhlas (Czech state broadcasting comp.) but abandoned and only a provate station Rádio Dechovka is aired (792 kHz).

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