Bělá pod Bezdězem

Bělá pod Bezdězem (German: Weisswasser) is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 4,800 inhabitants. The centre of the town is historically significant and is protected by law as Urban monument zone.

Bělá pod Bezdězem
Town
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Bělá pod Bezdězem
Flag
Coat of arms of Bělá pod Bezdězem
Coat of arms
Bělá pod Bezdězem is located in Czech Republic
Bělá pod Bezdězem
Bělá pod Bezdězem
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°30′4″N 14°48′15″E / 50.50111°N 14.80417°E / 50.50111; 14.80417Coordinates: 50°30′4″N 14°48′15″E / 50.50111°N 14.80417°E / 50.50111; 14.80417
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictMladá Boleslav
Founded1264
Government
 • MayorJaroslav Verner
Area
 • Total63.20 km2 (24.40 sq mi)
Elevation
301 m (988 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total4,792
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
294 21
Websitewww.mubela.cz

EtymologyEdit

The town's name is derived from the river of local significance Bělá and the nearby hill Velký Bezděz.

Notable peopleEdit

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Bělá pod Bezdězem is twinned with:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "Partnerská města" (in Czech). Město Bělá pod Bezdězem. Retrieved 2020-08-06.

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