Zliv

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Kříha farmhouse, Zliv

Zliv (Czech pronunciation: [zlɪf]; German: Sliw) is a town north west of České Budějovice in the South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic. Its coordinates are (50° 22' 0N, 15° 13' 60E) with an altitude of 400 meters.

The first recorded reference to Zliv dates back to 1409. By the end of the 19th century the economic expansion of the village began to take place as local factories started manufacturing ceramic material and fireproof goods. Considerable industrialization did not occur until the latter half of the 20th century when the village was officially declared a small industrial town.

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Coordinates: 49°03′58″N 14°21′58″E / 49.06611°N 14.36611°E / 49.06611; 14.36611