Unhošť

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Unhošť
Aerial view of the centre
Aerial view of the centre
Flag of Unhošť
Coat of arms of Unhošť
Unhošť is located in Czech Republic
Unhošť
Unhošť
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°4′47″N 14°7′15″E / 50.07972°N 14.12083°E / 50.07972; 14.12083Coordinates: 50°4′47″N 14°7′15″E / 50.07972°N 14.12083°E / 50.07972; 14.12083
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictKladno
First mentioned1250
Government
 • MayorIveta Koulová (TOP 09)
Area
 • Total17.42 km2 (6.73 sq mi)
Elevation
387 m (1,270 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total4,827
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
273 51
Websitewww.muunhost.cz

Unhošť is a town in Kladno District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 4,800 inhabitants. The town centre is well preserved and is protected by law as an urban monument zone.

Geography[edit]

Unhošť is located about 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of Prague. It lies in the Křivoklát Highlands.

Sights[edit]

The Church of Saints Peter and Paul is the landmark of the historic centre and the oldest monument in the town. It was built in the 14th century, before 1329. In 1656, a massive tower was added, which replaced the older damaged bell tower. In 1702–1715, the church was rebuilt into Baroque style.[2]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
  2. ^ "Kostel sv. Petra a Pavla" (in Czech). Hrady.cz. Retrieved 2021-06-23.

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