Teplice nad Bečvou

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Teplice nad Bečvou
Municipality
Spa building and hotel
Spa building and hotel
Teplice nad Bečvou is located in Czech Republic
Teplice nad Bečvou
Teplice nad Bečvou
Coordinates: 49°31′45″N 17°44′19″E / 49.52917°N 17.73861°E / 49.52917; 17.73861Coordinates: 49°31′45″N 17°44′19″E / 49.52917°N 17.73861°E / 49.52917; 17.73861
Country  Czech Republic
Region Olomouc
District Přerov
Area
 • Total 3.75 km2 (1.45 sq mi)
Elevation 333 m (1,093 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 354
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Postal code 753 01
Website http://www.teplicenb.cz

Teplice nad Bečvou is a village and municipality (obec) in Přerov District in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of 3.75 square kilometres (1.45 sq mi), and has a population of 354 (as at 3 July 2006).

Teplice nad Bečvou lies approximately 23 kilometres (14 mi) east of Přerov, 36 km (22 mi) east of Olomouc, and 247 km (153 mi) east of Prague.

Spa[edit]

The town is known primarily as a spa resort, it specializes in cardio-rehabilitation for clients with the emphasis on prevention of heart attacks and strokes. The spas have existed in Teplice nad Bečvou since the 16th century. A unique medicinal mean are baths in the alkali earthy acidulous water with a high content of carbon dioxide.

The aragonite caves[edit]

The Zbrašovské aragonite caves are located in the spa district, and are opened to the public. Earlier geysers of hot acidulous water created stalagmites; little shrublets and doughnut shaped aragonite mineral formations can also be observed.[1]

Geysers of hot acidulous water created stalagmites

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leaflet from the cave administration of the Czech republic, 2012.

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