Radnice

Radnice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈradɲɪtsɛ]) is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies some 20 km (12 mi) to the northeast from the region capital of Plzeň.

Radnice
Town
The central square
The central square
Flag of Radnice
Flag
Coat of arms of Radnice
Coat of arms
Radnice is located in Czech Republic
Radnice
Radnice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°51′27″N 13°36′26″E / 49.85750°N 13.60722°E / 49.85750; 13.60722Coordinates: 49°51′27″N 13°36′26″E / 49.85750°N 13.60722°E / 49.85750; 13.60722
CountryCzech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictRokycany
MunicipalityRadnice
First mentioned1336
Parts
Government
 • MayorJosef Melich
Area
 • Total10.64 km2 (4.11 sq mi)
Elevation
382 m (1,253 ft)
Population
 (2016-01-01)
 • Total1,767
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
338 28
Websitewww.radnice.radnicko.cz

Radnice is also the seat of the Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the Plzeň Municipality with Extended Competence.

In 19th century coal mining developed in vicinity of Radnice igniting industrial development, especially in the territory of Břasy. Radnice coal basin was depleted in 20th century and the region has partially reverted to the rural economy.

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  • Czech Statistical Office (2005), Vybrané údaje podle správních obvodů obcí s rozšířenou působností a správních obvodů obcí s pověřeným obecním úřadem k 31. 12. 2005, retrieved 2005-03-08[permanent dead link]

  Media related to Radnice at Wikimedia Commons