Vodňany

Vodňany (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvodɲanɪ]; German: Wodnian) is a town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 7,000 inhabitants.

Vodňany
Town
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Flag of Vodňany
Flag
Coat of arms of Vodňany
Coat of arms
Vodňany is located in Czech Republic
Vodňany
Vodňany
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°8′52″N 14°10′32″E / 49.14778°N 14.17556°E / 49.14778; 14.17556Coordinates: 49°8′52″N 14°10′32″E / 49.14778°N 14.17556°E / 49.14778; 14.17556
CountryCzech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemia
DistrictStrakonice
Documented1336
Government
 • MayorMilan Němeček
Area
 • Total36.36 km2 (14.04 sq mi)
Elevation
398 m (1,306 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total6,953
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitewww.vodnany.eu

Administrative parts of Vodňany are: Čavyně, Hvožďany, Křtětice, Pražák, Radčice, Újezd, Vodňanské Svobodné Hory, Vodňany I and Vodňany II.

Freedom Square in Vodňany

Notable peopleEdit

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

Vodňany is twinned with:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ "Partnerská města" (in Czech). Město Vodňany. Retrieved 2019-08-27.

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