Strmilov (German: Tremles) is a town in Jindřichův Hradec District in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,400 inhabitants.
|Coordinates: 49°9′52″N 15°12′11″E / 49.16444°N 15.20306°E|
|• Mayor||Martin Novák|
|• Total||30.61 km2 (11.82 sq mi)|
|Elevation||545 m (1,788 ft)|
|• Density||47/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Villages of Česká Olešná, Leština, Malý Jeníkov and Palupín are administrative parts of Strmilov.
Strmilov is located about 13 km (8 mi) east of Jindřichův Hradec. It lies on the border between the Javořice Highlands, where most of the built-up area is located, and the Křemešník Highlands. The town is situated along the Hamerský stream. The built-up area is surrounded by fields and forests with several small fish ponds.
Strmilov lies on the border of historical lands of Moravia and Bohemia; a confluence of two brooks near Strmilov is the westernmost point of Moravia.
The original settlement was probably established at the beginning of 13th century. The first written mention of Strmilov is from 1255. In 1294, it was already titled as a market village. In 1385, it is referred to as a market town.
In 1945, the German population was expelled according to the Beneš decrees.
The landmark of the town is the Church of Saint Giles. It was built in the Empire style in 1843–1849.
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- Trubschachen, Switzerland
- ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.
- ^ "Historie města: 13.–19. století" (in Czech). Město Strmilov. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
- ^ "Kostel sv. Jiljí" (in Czech). National Heritage Institute. Retrieved 2022-06-20.
- ^ "Partnerská obec Trubschachen" (in Czech). Město Strmilov. Retrieved 2020-08-21.
- Official website (in Czech)