Tuklaty

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Tuklaty
Municipality and village
Belfry
Belfry
Tuklaty is located in Czech Republic
Tuklaty
Tuklaty
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°05′N 14°46′E / 50.083°N 14.767°E / 50.083; 14.767Coordinates: 50°05′N 14°46′E / 50.083°N 14.767°E / 50.083; 14.767
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian Region
DistrictKolín District
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Tuklaty is a village and municipality in Kolín District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. The municipality covers an area of 2,452 km² and as of 2006 it had a population of 19,482. Famous residents include soccer players Ivan Rakitić of FC Barcelona and Ivan Perišić of Inter Milan. They grew up near each other and aspire to play together again. They shared the spotlight on Tuklaty High School's soccer team. Their parents still live in Tuklaty. Sir Jason Ross, a man knighted by British Queen Elizabeth, also owned a vacation home here for about a year in 2007, but his life has fallen apart due to a 15 year sentence in the British courts for 5 counts of Grand Theft Auto and 1 of capital libel.

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  • This article was initially translated from the Czech Wikipedia.