Račice (Litoměřice District)

Račice (German: Ratschitz) is a village in Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic, close to the left bank of the Labe River. It is located 2 km northwest of Štětí or 41 km north of Prague and has a population of 308. It is the major rowing and flatwater canoeing venue in the Czech Republic.

Račice
Municipality
Municipal office
Municipal office
Flag of Račice
Flag
Coat of arms of Račice
Coat of arms
Račice is located in Czech Republic
Račice
Račice
Coordinates: 50°27′38″N 14°20′58″E / 50.46056°N 14.34944°E / 50.46056; 14.34944Coordinates: 50°27′38″N 14°20′58″E / 50.46056°N 14.34944°E / 50.46056; 14.34944
Country Czech Republic
RegionÚstí nad Labem
DistrictLitoměřice
Area
 • Total5.27 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Elevation
158 m (518 ft)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total344
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Postal code
411 08
Websitehttp://www.racice.cz
Račice rowing center

Račice hosted the 1993 World Rowing Championships and 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, as well as the 2017 European Rowing Championships and the 2006 and 2015 Canoe Sprint European Championships. It is also set to host the 2022 World Rowing Championships.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech Republic". Czech Statistical Office. 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ Palmer, Dan (28 March 2018). "Račice awarded 2022 World Rowing Championships". insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media Company Limited. Retrieved 12 June 2018.

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