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Plzeň

Pilsen
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Coat o airms o Plzeň
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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
RegionPlzeň
DestrictPlzeň-Ceety
First documentit976
PartsPlzeň 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
 • MayorMartin Baxa (ODS)
Area
 • Total137.65 km2 (53.15 sq mi)
Elevation
310 m (1,020 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Tot172,441
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Postal code
301 00 – 326 00
Wabsteidwww.pilsen.eu
Plzeň
Municipality wi Extendit Competence
Pilsen Little District (CZE) - location map.svg
KintraCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
PartsPlzeň, Starý Plzenec
Area
 • Total261.47 km2 (100.95 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2005)
 • Tot178,064
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Plzeň
Municipality wi Commissioned Local Authority
KintraCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
Little DestrictPlzeň
MunicipalitiesDýšina, Chrást, Kyšice (Plzeň-Ceety Destrict), Plzeň
Area
 • Total164.94 km2 (63.68 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2005)
 • Tot166,717
 • Density1,000/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.