Svijany

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Svijany
Municipality
General view of the village
General view of the village
Flag of Svijany
Flag
Coat of arms of Svijany
Coat of arms
Svijany is located in Czech Republic
Svijany
Svijany
Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 15°03′22″E / 50.57417°N 15.05611°E / 50.57417; 15.05611Coordinates: 50°34′27″N 15°03′22″E / 50.57417°N 15.05611°E / 50.57417; 15.05611
Country Czech Republic
RegionLiberec
DistrictLiberec
Area
 • Total2.69 km2 (1.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total307
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Postal code
463 46
Websitehttp://www.obecsvijany.cz/

Svijany is a village in Liberec District, Czech Republic. It has a population of 307 (2006). Svijany Brewery is based in the village.

History[edit]

Earliest records of Svijany are from 1345. The village was owned by a Cistercian monastery in Mnichovo Hradiste. In 1565, the village came under the control of Jaroslav z Vartemberka, who built the Renaissance castle.[1]

Svijany Brewery[edit]

Svijany brewery

Svijany Brewery was founded in 1564. It produces a range of pale lagers from Svijany Fitness 6° (3.2% abv), to Svijany Baron 15° (6.5% abv).[2] The brewery is owned by Liberec Investment Fund (LIF), who also own Náchod and Rohozec breweries[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pivovar Svijany - Pivovar Svijany: Historie". www.pivovarsvijany.cz. Retrieved 2009-03-02.
  2. ^ "Pivovar Svijany (LIF)". www.ratebeer.com. Retrieved 2009-03-02.
  3. ^ "Nachod brewery finally sold - Czech Republic News". www.ceeretail.com. Retrieved 2009-03-02.

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