Jilemnice

Jilemnice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjɪlɛmɲɪtsɛ]; German: Starkenbach) is a town in the Liberec Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 5,400 inhabitants. It lies near the Krkonoše.

Jilemnice
Town
Saint Lawrence Church
Saint Lawrence Church
Flag of Jilemnice
Flag
Coat of arms of Jilemnice
Coat of arms
Jilemnice is located in Czech Republic
Jilemnice
Jilemnice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°36′34″N 15°30′23″E / 50.60944°N 15.50639°E / 50.60944; 15.50639Coordinates: 50°36′34″N 15°30′23″E / 50.60944°N 15.50639°E / 50.60944; 15.50639
Country Czech Republic
RegionLiberec
DistrictSemily
First mentioned1356
Government
 • MayorVladimír Richter
Area
 • Total13.86 km2 (5.35 sq mi)
Elevation
451 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total5,401
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
514 01
Websitewww.mestojilemnice.cz

HistoryEdit

It belonged to the younger branch of counts Harrach.

Until 1918, Jilemnice was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), head of the district of the same name, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[2]

Notable peopleEdit

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Jilemnice is twinned with:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm Klein, 1967
  3. ^ "Úvodní strana". mestojilemnice.cz (in Czech). Město Jilemnice. Retrieved 2020-08-13.

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