Roztoky

Roztoky (Czech pronunciation: [ˈrostokɪ]; German: Rostok) is a town in Prague-West District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 8,800 inhabitants. Roztoky is located north of Prague on the Vltava River.

Roztoky
Roztoky u Prahy
Roztoky seen from Prague-Čimice
Roztoky seen from Prague-Čimice
Flag of Roztoky
Coat of arms of Roztoky
Roztoky is located in Czech Republic
Roztoky
Roztoky
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°9′41″N 14°23′13″E / 50.16139°N 14.38694°E / 50.16139; 14.38694Coordinates: 50°9′41″N 14°23′13″E / 50.16139°N 14.38694°E / 50.16139; 14.38694
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictPrague-West
First mentioned1233
Government
 • MayorJan Jakob
Area
 • Total8.13 km2 (3.14 sq mi)
Elevation
237 m (778 ft)
Population
 (2021-01-01)[1]
 • Total8,783
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
252 63
Websitewww.roztoky.cz

HistoryEdit

According to archaeological findings, the area of Roztoky was inhabited continuously from the early Stone Age to the early Middle Ages. The first written mention of Roztoky is found in the ruling charter from 1233, in which Peter of Roztoky was mentioned.[2]

Notable peopleEdit

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Roztoky is twinned with:[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2021". Czech Statistical Office. 2021-04-30.
  2. ^ "Historie" (in Czech). Město Roztoky. Retrieved 2020-11-13.
  3. ^ "Partnerská města" (in Czech). Město Roztoky. Retrieved 2019-08-26.

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