Former town hall at the town square
|• Mayor||Alexandr Žák|
|• Total||98.53 km2 (38.04 sq mi)|
|Elevation||612 m (2,008 ft)|
|• Density||39/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Toužim (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtou̯ʒɪm]; German: Theusing) is a town in the Czech Republic, upper the river Střela. Initially the Premonstratensian provostery found around 1200, the fortifield town found 1469. Monument: Historical centre with castle, church of the Birth of the Virgin Mary, column of the Virgin Mary, town hall, Middle Ages citizen house, fragment of the town wall. Economy: Metal works and food industry, agriculture, forestry, services. Transport: Main road E49, local railway, internal airfield in Přílezy.
- Josef Antonín Sehling, (1710-1756), composer
Aeroklub Toužim (ICAO: LKTO) is located near Karlovy Vary in Western Bohemia, Czech Republic, outside of the town. The airfield is used by gliders and ultralight aircraft. Aeroklub Touzim provides a place for pilots and aviation enthusiasts to obtain certifications and participate in aviation sports. Many pilots use the airfield as a training base.
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