Benešov

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Benešov
Masarykovo square
Masarykovo square
Flag of Benešov
Coat of arms of Benešov
Benešov is located in Czech Republic
Benešov
Benešov
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°46′58″N 14°41′19″E / 49.78278°N 14.68861°E / 49.78278; 14.68861Coordinates: 49°46′58″N 14°41′19″E / 49.78278°N 14.68861°E / 49.78278; 14.68861
Country Czech Republic
RegionCentral Bohemian
DistrictBenešov
First mentioned1219
Government
 • MayorJaroslav Hlavnička
Area
 • Total46.87 km2 (18.10 sq mi)
Elevation
368 m (1,207 ft)
Population
 (2021-01-01)[1]
 • Total16,804
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
256 01
Websitewww.benesov-city.cz

Benešov (German: Beneschau) is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is the capital of the Benešov District.

It is about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Prague and has about 17,000 inhabitants. The town is known for the Konopiště Castle.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2021". Czech Statistical Office. 2021-04-30.

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