Bor (Tachov District)

Bor (German: Haid) is a town in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It lies some 50 km (30 mi) to the west from the region capital of Plzeň. It is also the seat of the Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the Tachov Municipality with Extended Competence.

Bor
Town
Town panorama
Town panorama
Flag of Bor
Flag
Coat of arms of Bor
Coat of arms
Bor is located in Czech Republic
Bor
Bor
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°42′44″N 12°46′25″E / 49.71222°N 12.77361°E / 49.71222; 12.77361Coordinates: 49°42′44″N 12°46′25″E / 49.71222°N 12.77361°E / 49.71222; 12.77361
Country Czech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictTachov
First mentioned1263
Government
 • MayorPetr Myslivec
Area
 • Total116.52 km2 (44.99 sq mi)
Elevation
472 m (1,549 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total4,486
 • Density38/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
348 02
Websitewww.mubor.cz
Boječnice Water Tower

Popular cultureEdit

The TV series Hospital at the End of the City takes place in Bor.

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Bor is twinned with:[2]

PeopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ "Partnerská města – Pleystein a Wernberg-Köblitz" (in Czech). Město Bor. Retrieved 2020-08-04.

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