Svatý Jiří (Ústí nad Orlicí District)

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Svatý Jiří
Municipality
Flag of Svatý Jiří
Flag
Coat of arms of Svatý Jiří
Coat of arms
Svatý Jiří is located in Czech Republic
Svatý Jiří
Svatý Jiří
Coordinates: 49°58′22″N 16°16′41″E / 49.97278°N 16.27806°E / 49.97278; 16.27806Coordinates: 49°58′22″N 16°16′41″E / 49.97278°N 16.27806°E / 49.97278; 16.27806
Country  Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Ústí nad Orlicí
Area
 • Total 4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Elevation 394 m (1,293 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 312
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Postal code 565 01
Website http://www.sweb.cz/svaty.jiri

Svatý Jiří is a village and municipality (obec) in Ústí nad Orlicí District in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic.

The name means Saint George, and the arms is canting, showing the red St George's Cross.

The municipality covers an area of 4.37 square kilometres (1.69 sq mi), and has a population of 312 (as at 2 October 2006).

Svatý Jiří lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) west of Ústí nad Orlicí, 37 km (23 mi) east of Pardubice, and 134 km (83 mi) east of Prague.

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