Vysoké nad Jizerou

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Vysoké nad Jizerou
Town
Center of Vysoké nad Jizerou
Center of Vysoké nad Jizerou
Coordinates: 50°41′08″N 15°24′05″E / 50.68556°N 15.40139°E / 50.68556; 15.40139Coordinates: 50°41′08″N 15°24′05″E / 50.68556°N 15.40139°E / 50.68556; 15.40139
Country Czech Republic
Region Liberec
First documented 1352
Town status 1354
Government
 • mayor Mgr. Lucie Strnádková (2014)
Area
 • Total 20.66 km2 (7.98 sq mi)
Elevation 692 m (2,270 ft)
Population (2007[1])
 • Total 1,329
Postal code 512 11 - 513 01
Area code(s) 481
Website www.vysokenadjizerou.cz

Vysoké nad Jizerou (German: Hochstadt an der Iser) is a town in the Semily District, Liberec Region, of northern Bohemia, in the Czech Republic. It is located 16 kilometers southeast of Jablonec nad Nisou. It is home to the Krakonošovo Museum, dedicated to the Czech variant of Rubezahl.

History[edit]

The village was founded in the first half of the 14th Century. It is first mentioned in the year 1352, and on 4 August 1354 it officially became a town under the Latin name Alta Ciuitas.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The population declined slowly from 1970 to 2007.[3]

Year 1970 1980 1991 2001 2003 2006
Population 1 676 1 508 1 417 1 353 1 363 1 343

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical data Vysoké nad Jizerou 1998-2007" 2008 compilation of Český statistický úřad (Czech Statistical Office), accessed 18 November 2008,
  2. ^ "Z dějin města Vysokého nad Jizerou" Official website of Vysoké nad Jizerou, article title is "The varied history of Vysoké nad Jizerou".
  3. ^ "Statistical data Vysoké nad Jizerou 1998-2007" from 2008 compilation of Český statistický úřad (Czech Statistical Office), accessed 18 November 2008, earlier data from earlier compilations