Staňkov (Domažlice District)

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Staňkov
Town
Staňkov, Dělnická street and Rašínova street.jpg
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Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Domažlice
Commune Horšovský Týn
Municipality Staňkov
Parts Krchleby, Ohučov, Staňkov I, Staňkov II, Vránov
Elevation 387 m (1,270 ft)
Coordinates 49°33′14″N 13°4′15″E / 49.55389°N 13.07083°E / 49.55389; 13.07083Coordinates: 49°33′14″N 13°4′15″E / 49.55389°N 13.07083°E / 49.55389; 13.07083
Area 20.48 km2 (7.91 sq mi)
Population 3,276 (2015-01-01)
Density 160/km2 (414/sq mi)
First mentioned 1233
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 344 01 - 345 61
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Staňkov
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.mestostankov.cz
Staňkov
Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Little District Horšovský Týn
Municipalities Čermná, Hlohová, Hlohovčice, Močerady, Osvračín, Poděvousy, Puclice, Staňkov
Area 68.19 km2 (26 sq mi)
Population 4,961 (2005-12-31)
Density 73/km2 (189/sq mi)

Staňkov (Czech pronunciation: [ˈstaɲkof]) is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies on the Radbuza River, some 30 km (19 mi) to the southwest from the region capital of Plzeň.

Staňkov is also a Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the Horšovský Týn Municipality with Extended Competence.

During the Second World War, the metalworks in Staňkov were accidentally bombed by the RAF on 28 October 1940 when they were mistaken for the nearby Škoda Works.[1]

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  1. ^ National Archives: FO 370/24292/10821

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