Teplice nad Bečvou

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Teplice nad Bečvou
Municipality
Spa building and hotel
Spa building and hotel
Flag of Teplice nad Bečvou
Flag
Coat of arms of Teplice nad Bečvou
Coat of arms
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
RegionOlomouc
DistrictPřerov
Area
 • Total3.75 km2 (1.45 sq mi)
Elevation
333 m (1,093 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total354
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Postal code
753 01
Websitehttp://www.teplicenb.cz

Teplice nad Bečvou, until 1959 Zbrašov, 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 Zbrašov 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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