České Budějovice

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České Budějovice
Budweis
From top: Square of Ottokar II., city swimming stadium, cathedral of st. Nicholas, Máj centre, IGY shopping centre, Faculty of Philosophy of the University of South Bohemia, Regional hospital
From top: Square of Ottokar II., city swimming stadium, cathedral of st. Nicholas, Máj centre, IGY shopping centre, Faculty of Philosophy of the University of South Bohemia, Regional hospital
Flag of České Budějovice
Coat of arms of České Budějovice
České Budějovice is located in Czech Republic
České Budějovice
České Budějovice
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 48°58′29″N 14°28′29″E / 48.97472°N 14.47472°E / 48.97472; 14.47472Coordinates: 48°58′29″N 14°28′29″E / 48.97472°N 14.47472°E / 48.97472; 14.47472
Country Czech Republic
RegionSouth Bohemian
DistrictČeské Budějovice
First mentioned1251
Government
 • MayorJiří Svoboda (ANO)
Area
 • Total55.71 km2 (21.51 sq mi)
Elevation
381 m (1,250 ft)
Population
 (2022-01-01)[1]
 • Total93,426
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
370 01
Websitewww.c-budejovice.cz/en

České Budějovice (German: Budweis or Böhmisch Budweis) is a town in the Czech Republic. About 96,000 people live there (2009). It is in the south of the historical region Bohemia. The popular Czech beer, Budweiser Budvar, is made there.

The city is also one of the major settings in the novel "The Good Soldier Švejk" by Jaroslav Hašek.

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České Budějovice is twinned with:

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2022". Czech Statistical Office. 2022-04-29.

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