Rožmberk nad Vltavou (German: Rosenberg an der Moldau) is a town in Český Krumlov District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 400 inhabitants. The urban area with Rožmberk Castle is well preserved and is protected by law as an urban monument zone.
Rožmberk nad Vltavou
|• Mayor||Lenka Schwarzová|
|• Total||24.81 km2 (9.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||528 m (1,732 ft)|
|• Density||15/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The village of Přízeř is an administrative part of Rožmberk nad Vltavou.
Rožmberk was founded in the middle of the 13th century. It developed on a trade route from Český Krumlov to Linz in Austria. While owned by the Bohemian aristocratic Rosenberg family, it obtained town rights and grew in wealth. In 1620 the town became property of Charles Bonaventure, Count of Bucquoy.
Rožmberk nad Vltavou is most known for Rožmberk Castle. Apart from the castle, other sights list Church of Saint Nicholas (first mentioned in 1271, rebuilt in the Gothic style in the late 15th century) and burgher houses from the 17th–18th centuries on the town square.
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- Freistadt, Austria
- "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
- "Město" (in Czech). Město Rožmberk nad Vltavou. Retrieved 2021-09-03.
- "Partnerství města Rožmberk s Freistadtem slaví výročí" (in Czech). Českokrumlovský deník. 2017-06-22. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
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