Lázně Kynžvart

Lázně Kynžvart (German: Bad Königswart, Königswart, Königswarte) is a spa town in Cheb District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic. It is located near a château of the same name (Kynžvart Castle).

Lázně Kynžvart
Town
Saint Margaret church in centre of the town

Coat of arms
Lázně Kynžvart
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°00′38″N 12°37′29″E
CountryCzech Republic
RegionKarlovy Vary
DistrictCheb
Government
  MayorMiloslav Pernica
Area
  Total32.58 km2 (12.58 sq mi)
Elevation
673 m (2,208 ft)
Population
 (2005)
  Total1,642
  Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
354 91
Websitewww.laznekynzvart.cz

The Jewish Königswarter family originate in the town.

Kynžvart is famous for its sanatorium, which is designed for children ages 2 to 15 with nonspecific respiratory disorders.

Notable people

  • Franz Brandl (1926–2008), German miner
  • Reinmar Fürst (1910–1991), German economist
  • Rudolf Kroboth (1920−1986), GDR TV cook
  • Johann Nepomuk Stephan von Sacher (1759–1836), German official
  • Adolf Schmidl (1802–1863), German topographer, geographer, cave explorer and writer
  • Franz Johann Habermann (1706 - 1783), Bohemian composer and choirmaster
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