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Neratovice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnɛratovɪtsɛ]; German: Neratowitz) is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 16,000 inhabitants. The Spolana chemical plant is located there. The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area and is located next to the town of Libiš.

Neratovice
Town
Aerial view
Aerial view
Flag of Neratovice
Flag
Coat of arms of Neratovice
Coat of arms
Neratovice is located in Czech Republic
Neratovice
Neratovice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°15′34″N 14°31′4″E / 50.25944°N 14.51778°E / 50.25944; 14.51778Coordinates: 50°15′34″N 14°31′4″E / 50.25944°N 14.51778°E / 50.25944; 14.51778
CountryCzech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictMělník
First mentioned1227
Government
 • MayorRoman Kroužecký
Area
 • Total20.01 km2 (7.73 sq mi)
Elevation
162 m (531 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total16,163
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
277 11
Websitewww.neratovice.cz
Ulice Dr. E. Beneše, Neratovice, okr. Mělník, Středočeský kraj.JPG

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HistoryEdit

Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the Karolinenthal (Karlín) district, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia.[2]

A post-office was opened in 1874.

 
Austrian KK 50 kreuzer, bilingual cancelled Neratowitz - Neratovice in 1891

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm Klein, 1967
  3. ^ "Město Neratovice" (in Czech). Město Neratovice. Retrieved 2019-08-23.

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