Březno (Chomutov District)

Březno (German: Priesen) is a municipality and village in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 1,400 inhabitants.

Březno
Municipal office
Municipal office
Flag of Březno
Flag
Coat of arms of Březno
Coat of arms
Březno is located in Czech Republic
Březno
Březno
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°24′7″N 13°25′17″E / 50.40194°N 13.42139°E / 50.40194; 13.42139Coordinates: 50°24′7″N 13°25′17″E / 50.40194°N 13.42139°E / 50.40194; 13.42139
Country Czech Republic
RegionÚstí nad Labem
DistrictChomutov
First mentioned1281
Area
 • Total46.1 km2 (17.8 sq mi)
Elevation
280 m (920 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total1,400
 • Density30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
431 45
Websitewww.obecbrezno.cz

TransportEdit

The municipality is located on a train line leading from Lužná to Chomutov and Žatec. There is a train station which is served by regional trains. The Březno railway tunnel was built on a reallocated train track in 2007. The tunnel is 1,758 m (5,768 ft) long and it was the longest railway tunnel in the Czech Republic until 2018.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "Březenský tunel na přeložce trati Březno u Chomutova – Chomutov" (in Czech). SUDOP Praha a.s. Retrieved 2020-08-15.