New Town Hall
|o Mayor||Franti?ek Jura (ANO 2011)|
|o Total||46.58 km2 (17.98 sq mi)|
|Elevation||223 m (732 ft)|
|o Density||940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Prost?jov (Czech pronunciation: ['prosc?jof]; German: Proßnitz, Yiddish: ? Prostitz) is a city in the Olomouc Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 44,000 inhabitants. Today the city is known for its fashion industry and A?R special forces unit 601. skss based there. The centre of the town is historically significant and is protected by law as urban monument zone.
In the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary, Prost?jov was part of the Margraviate of Moravia. In 1918, it became part of independent Czechoslovakia. The period of German occupation lasted from March 1939 until May 1945. During this time, Prost?jov was administered as a part of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia.