České Budějovice

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České Budějovice
Town centre from the air
Flag of České Budějovice
Coat of arms of České Budějovice
Coat of arms
Country Czech republic
Region South Bohemian
District České Budějovice
Founded by Ottokar II of Bohemia
 • Mayor Juraj Thoma
 • Total 55.56 km2 (21.45 sq mi)
 • Total 93,883
 • Density 1,689.76/km2 (4,376.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 370 01
Website www.c-budejovice.cz

České Budějovice (German: Budweis or German: Böhmisch Budweis) is a town in the Czech Republic. About 96,000 people live there (2009). It is located 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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