Plesná (Cheb District)

Plesná (German: Fleißen) is a town in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic. It has a population of about 1,900.

Plesná
Town
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Flag of Plesná
Flag
Coat of arms of Plesná
Coat of arms
Plesná is located in Czech Republic
Plesná
Plesná
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°10′14″N 12°21′41″E / 50.17056°N 12.36139°E / 50.17056; 12.36139Coordinates: 50°10′14″N 12°21′41″E / 50.17056°N 12.36139°E / 50.17056; 12.36139
Country Czech Republic
RegionKarlovy Vary
DistrictCheb
First mentioned1185
Government
 • MayorPetr Schaller
Area
 • Total19.26 km2 (7.44 sq mi)
Elevation
499 m (1,637 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total1,940
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
351 35
Websitewww.mestoplesna.cz

HistoryEdit

The first written record of the town dates back to 1185, when it belonged to Waldsassen Abbey.

Administrative partsEdit

  • Lomnička (Lomnička u Plesné)
  • Plesná (Plesná a Šneky)
  • Smrčina
  • Vackov

SightsEdit

There are ruins of Neuhaus castle located approximately two kilometres to the south of the town. It could be a mansion of ministeriales of Plesná mentioned in 1197, but according to another source, it is a different mansion of unknown origin.[2][3]

Twin towns – sister citiesEdit

Plesná is twinned with:[4]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.
  2. ^ DURDÍK, Tomáš (2002). Ilustrovaná encyklopedie českých hradů. Prague: Libri. 736 p. pp. 377–378. ISBN 80-7277-003-9. OCLC 314228940.
  3. ^ DURDÍK, Tomáš (2011). Ilustrovaná encyklopedie českých hradů: Dodatky 4. Prague: Libri. 164 p. pp. 75–76. ISBN 978-80-7277-489-0. OCLC 912791609.
  4. ^ "Partnerská města". mestoplesna.cz (in Czech). Město Plesná. Retrieved 2020-07-23.

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