Týn nad Vltavou

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Týn nad Vltavou
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Týn nad Vltavou
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region South Bohemian
District České Budějovice
Commune Týn nad Vltavou
Elevation 362 m (1,188 ft)
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
Area 43.03 km2 (16.61 sq mi)
Population 8,309 (2005)
Density 193 / km2 (500 / sq mi)
Mayor Milan Šnorek
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 375 01
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Týn nad Vltavou
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.tnv.cz

Týn nad Vltavou (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtiːn ˈnad vl̩tavou̯]; German: Moldautein) is a town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has approximately 8,200 inhabitants.


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.[1]

Main sights[edit]

  • main square
  • St. Jacob's church
  • town hall
  • town museum, expositon 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 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[2]


  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ Energy from Southern Bohemia, Temelin Information Centre publication, 2001

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