Staňkov (Domažlice District)

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Staňkov
Town
Staňkov, Dělnická street and Rašínova street.jpg
Flag of Staňkov
Flag
Coat of arms of Staňkov
Coat of arms
Staňkov is located in Czech Republic
Staňkov
Staňkov
Location in the Czech Republic
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
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictDomažlice
MunicipalityStaňkov
First mentioned1233
PartsKrchleby, Ohučov, Staňkov I, Staňkov II, Vránov
Area
 • Total20.48 km2 (7.91 sq mi)
Elevation
387 m (1,270 ft)
Population
(2015-01-01)
 • Total3,276
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
344 01 - 345 61
Websitewww.mestostankov.cz

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]

Resources[edit]

  • Czech Statistical Office (2005), Vybrané údaje podle správních obvodů obcí s rozšířenou působností a správních obvodů obcí s pověřeným obecním úřadem k 31. 12. 2005, retrieved 2005-03-08

References[edit]

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

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