Týn nad Vltavou

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Týn nad Vltavou
Town
Týn nad Vltavou
Týn nad Vltavou
Flag of Týn nad Vltavou
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Coat of arms of Týn nad Vltavou
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Týn nad Vltavou is located in Czech Republic
Týn nad Vltavou
Týn nad Vltavou
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°13′24.23″N 14°25′14.04″E / 49.2233972°N 14.4205667°E / 49.2233972; 14.4205667Coordinates: 49°13′24.23″N 14°25′14.04″E / 49.2233972°N 14.4205667°E / 49.2233972; 14.4205667
CountryCzech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemian
DistrictČeské Budějovice
Government
 • MayorIvo Machálek
Area
 • Total43.03 km2 (16.61 sq mi)
Elevation
362 m (1,188 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total8,000
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
375 01
Websitewww.tnv.cz

Týn nad Vltavou (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtiːn ˈnad vl̩tavou]; German: Moldautein) is a town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has approximately 8,000 inhabitants.

History[edit]

Until 1918, MOLDAUTHEIN - TYN NAD VLTAVOU was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the district with the same name, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[2]

Main sights[edit]

  • Main square
  • St. Jacob's church
  • Town hall
  • Town museum, exposition of moldavite stones
  • Ruins of Tyn's castle
  • Rotating theatre
  • Temelín Nuclear Power Station, about 6 km south-west, near the Temelin village
  • Confluence of the Vltava and Luznice rivers
  • Water reservoir at Hněvkovice, 5 km south on the Vltava river, used as a water reserve for the cooling of Temelin turbine condensers[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  3. ^ Energy from Southern Bohemia, Temelin Information Centre publication, 2001

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