Nejdek

Nejdek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈnɛjdɛk]; German: Neudek) is a town in the Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic. It lies in the west of the Ore Mountains.

Nejdek
Town
Church of Saint Martin

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Coat of arms
Nejdek
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°19′21″N 12°43′46″E
CountryCzech Republic
RegionKarlovy Vary
DistrictKarlovy Vary
First mentioned1340
Government
  MayorLudmila Vocelková
Area
  Total52.31 km2 (20.20 sq mi)
Elevation
568 m (1,864 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
  Total7,807
  Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
362 21
Websitewww.nejdek.cz

Sights

  • Church of Saint Martin
  • Ruins of Nejdek castle (built ca. in 13th century)
  • Nejdek château (built in 17th century)
  • Stations of the Cross in Nejdek (built in 1851–1858)
  • Lookout tower on Tisovský vrch (built in 1897)

Notable people

Twin towns — sister cities

Nejdek is twinned with:[2]

References

  1. "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. "Partnerská města" (in Czech). Město Nejdek. Retrieved 2019-08-24.
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