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Hlinsko

Hlinsko
Town
Town Hall
Town Hall
Flag of Hlinsko

Flag
Coat of arms of Hlinsko

Coat of arms
Hlinsko is located in Czech Republic
Hlinsko
Hlinsko
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°45′43.67″N15°54′27.2″E / 49.7621306°N 15.907556°E / 49.7621306; 15.907556Coordinates: 49°45′43.67″N15°54′27.2″E / 49.7621306°N 15.907556°E / 49.7621306; 15.907556
Country Czech Republic
Region Pardubice
District Chrudim
First mentioned 14th century
Government
 • Mayor Miroslav Krčil
Area
 • Total 24.27 km2 (9.37 sq mi)
Elevation
582 m (1,909 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total 9,677
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
539 01
Website www.hlinsko.cz

Hlinsko (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦlɪnsko]) is a town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. Hlinsko stands on the banks of the Chrudimka river, at the foot of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. It has about 10,000 inhabitants and it is the natural centre of its region called Hlinecko.

History [ edit ]

Hlinsko's history can be traced back to the 11th century for the first written document.

Hlinsko today [ edit ]

There are 3 primary schools, a grammar school, a swimming-pool, and 3 supermarkets in the town.

Economy [ edit ]

There is a significant dairy company Mlékárna Hlinsko in the town. The company was founded in 1939 and the production started in 1943.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.

External links [ edit ]

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