Toužim

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Toužim
Town
Former town hall at the town square
Former town hall at the town square
Flag of Toužim
Flag
Coat of arms of Toužim
Coat of arms
Toužim is located in Czech Republic
Toužim
Toužim
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°03′34″N 12°59′06″E / 50.05944°N 12.98500°E / 50.05944; 12.98500Coordinates: 50°03′34″N 12°59′06″E / 50.05944°N 12.98500°E / 50.05944; 12.98500
CountryCzech Republic
RegionKarlovy Vary
DistrictKarlovy Vary
MunicipalityToužim
Government
 • MayorAlexandr Žák
Area
 • Total98.53 km2 (38.04 sq mi)
Elevation
612 m (2,008 ft)
Population
(2007-12-31)
 • Total3,827
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
364 20
Websitewww.touzim.cz

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.

Notable people[edit]

Aeroklub Toužim[edit]

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Webpage - About Us".

External links[edit]