Košťany

Košťany (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkoʃcanɪ], German: Kosten) is a town in Teplice District in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 3,200 inhabitants.

Košťany
Mírové Square
Mírové Square
Flag of Košťany
Coat of arms of Košťany
Košťany is located in Czech Republic
Košťany
Košťany
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°39′33″N 13°45′26″E / 50.65917°N 13.75722°E / 50.65917; 13.75722Coordinates: 50°39′33″N 13°45′26″E / 50.65917°N 13.75722°E / 50.65917; 13.75722
Country Czech Republic
RegionÚstí nad Labem
DistrictTeplice
First mentioned1394
Government
 • MayorTomáš Sváda
Area
 • Total24.30 km2 (9.38 sq mi)
Elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2021-01-01)[1]
 • Total3,209
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
417 23
Websitewww.kostany.cz

Administrative partsEdit

The town is divided into two administrative parts: Košťany and Střelná.

GeographyEdit

The urban area of Košťany lies below the Ore Mountains and the northern part of the municipal territory lies in the Ore Mountains. The highest peak in the municipal territory is Pramenáč with 909 metres (2,982 ft) above sea level.

HistoryEdit

The first written mention of Košťany is from 1394. In 1994 Košťany received the town status.[2]

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Košťany is twinned with:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2021". Czech Statistical Office. 2021-04-30.
  2. ^ "Historie města" (in Czech). Město Košťany. Retrieved 2021-07-15.
  3. ^ "Košťanský zpravodaj 3/2019: Den města se vydařil" (PDF) (in Czech). Město Košťany. 2019-09-12. p. 2. Retrieved 2020-08-18.

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