Jihlava

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Jihlava
Masaryk Square with Saint Ignatius Church and City Hall
Masaryk Square with Saint Ignatius Church and City Hall
Flag of Jihlava
Flag
Coat of arms of Jihlava
Coat of arms
Jihlava is located in Czech Republic
Jihlava
Jihlava
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°24′01″N 15°35′26″E / 49.40028°N 15.59056°E / 49.40028; 15.59056Coordinates: 49°24′01″N 15°35′26″E / 49.40028°N 15.59056°E / 49.40028; 15.59056
Country Czech Republic
RegionVysočina
DistrictJihlava
First documented1233
Government
 • MayorKarolína Koubová (Fórum Jihlava)
Area
 • Total78.85 km2 (30.44 sq mi)
Elevation
525 m (1,722 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total51,216
 • Density650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
586 01
Websitewww.jihlava.cz

Jihlava (German: Iglau) is a city in the Czech Republic. It is the capital of the Vysočina Region. In 2020, 51,216 people lived there.

The city is on the Jihlava river (German: Igel) on the historical border between Moravia and Bohemia. It is the oldest mining town in the country.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.