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Prost?jov
New Town Hall
New Town Hall
Flag of Prost?jov
Flag
Coat of arms of Prost?jov
Coat of arms
Prost?jov is located in Czech Republic
Prost?jov
Prost?jov
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°28?20?N 17°6?38?E / 49.47222°N 17.11056°E / 49.47222; 17.11056Coordinates: 49°28?20?N 17°6?38?E / 49.47222°N 17.11056°E / 49.47222; 17.11056
Country Czech Republic
RegionOlomouc
DistrictProst?jov
First mentioned1141
Government
 o MayorFranti?ek Jura (ANO 2011)
Area
 o Total46.58 km2 (17.98 sq mi)
Elevation
223 m (732 ft)
Population
(2020-01-01[1])
 o Total43,651
 o Density940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
796 01
Websitewww.prostejov.eu

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.

History

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.

Administration

Prost?jov consists from seven administrative partsechovice, ?ech?vky, Domamyslice, Krasice, Prost?jov, Vrahovice and ?e?ov.

Sights

Sport

Notable people

Twin towns - sister cities

Prost?jov is twinned with:[3]

References

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities - 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "Hv?zdy TK AGROFERT Prost?jov" (in Czech). TK Agrofert Prost?jov. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Partnerská m?sta" (in Czech). Statutární m?sto Prost?jov. Retrieved .

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