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Plzeň
Pilsen
Statutory Ceety
View frae St Bartholomew's Cathedral ower Republic Squerr
View frae St Bartholomew's Cathedral ower Republic Squerr
Banner o Plzeň
Banner
Coat o airms o Plzeň
Coat o airms
Motto(s): In hoc signo vinces
Plzeň is locatit in Czech Republic
Plzeň
Plzeň
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°44′51″N 13°22′39″E / 49.74750°N 13.37750°E / 49.74750; 13.37750Coordinates: 49°44′51″N 13°22′39″E / 49.74750°N 13.37750°E / 49.74750; 13.37750
Kintra  Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Destrict Plzeň-Ceety
First documentit 976
Parts Plzeň 1-Bolevec, Plzeň 2-Slovany, Plzeň 3-Bory, Plzeň 4-Doubravka, Plzeň 5-Křimice, Plzeň 6-Litice, Plzeň 7-Radčice, Plzeň 8-Černice, Plzeň 9-Malesice, Plzeň 10-Lhota
Govrenment
 • Mayor Martin Baxa (ODS)
Aurie
 • Total 137.65 km2 (53.15 sq mi)
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Population (2019-01-01[1])
 • Tot 172,441
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Postal code 301 00 – 326 00
Wabsteid www.pilsen.eu
Plzeň
Municipality wi Extendit Competence
Pilsen Little District (CZE) - location map.svg
Kintra Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Parts Plzeň, Starý Plzenec
Aurie
 • Total 261.47 km2 (100.95 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2005)
 • Tot 178,064
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Plzeň
Municipality wi Commissioned Local Authority
Kintra Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Little Destrict Plzeň
Municipalities Dýšina, Chrást, Kyšice (Plzeň-Ceety Destrict), Plzeň
Aurie
 • Total 164.94 km2 (63.68 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2005)
 • Tot 166,717
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)

Plzeň or Pilsen (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpl̩.zɛɲ] ( listen); German: Pilsen) is a ceety in wastren Bohemie in the Czech Republic. It is the caipital o the Plzeň Region[2] an the fowert maist populous ceety in the Czech Republic. It is locatit aboot 90 km (56 miles) wast o Prague at the confluence o fower rivers—the Radbuza, the Mže, the Úhlava, an the Úslava—which furm the Berounka River.

The ceety is kent warldwide for Pilsner beer. Plzeň wis in September 2010 selectit bi an offeecial jury tae be put forward tae jyn the Belgian ceety o Mons as the European caipital o cultur in 2015.

Twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Plzeň is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30. 
  2. "Plzenský Kraj – Basic information about the region". Kr-plzensky.cz. Retrieved 14 April 2011.