Plzeň

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Coordinates: 49°44′51″N 13°22′39″E / 49.74750°N 13.37750°E / 49.74750; 13.37750
Plzeň
Ceety
View frae St. Bartholomew's Cathedral on Republic Square
Banner
Coat o airms
Motto: In hoc signo vinces
Kintra Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Destrict Plzeň-Ceety
Parts
Rivers Mže, Radbuza, Úhlava, Úslava, Berounka
Center Náměstí Republiky
 - elevation 310 m (1,017 ft)
 - coordinates 49°44′51″N 13°22′39″E / 49.74750°N 13.37750°E / 49.74750; 13.37750
Highest point
 - elevation 452 m (1,483 ft)
Lowest point Berounka River
 - location NE edge o the cety
 - elevation 293 m (961 ft)
Area 137.65 km2 (53.15 sq mi)
Population 170,322[1] (26.3.2011)
Density 1,237 / km2 (3,204 / sq mi)
First documented 976
Mayor Martin Baxa
Postal code 301 00 – 326 00
Location in the Czech Republic
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Plzeň
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Wabsteid: www.pilsen.eu
Plzeň
Municipality wi Extendit Competence
Kintra Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Parts Plzeň, Starý Plzenec
Area 261.47 km2 (100.95 sq mi)
Population 178,064 (2005-31-12)
Density 681 / km2 (1,764 / sq mi)
Plzeň
Municipality wi Commissioned Local Authority
Kintra Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
Little Destrict Plzeň
Municipalities Dýšina, Chrást, Kyšice, Plzeň
Area 164.94 km2 (63.68 sq mi)
Population 166,717 (2005-12-31)
Density 1,011 / km2 (2,618 / 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. "2011 census" (in Czech). Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  2. "Plzenský Kraj – Basic information about the region". Kr-plzensky.cz. Retrieved 14 April 2011.