Rozvadov

Rozvadov (German: Roßhaupt) is a village and municipality (obec) in Tachov District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic, on the border with Germany.

Rozvadov
Municipality
Rozvadov-Waidhaus border crossing
Rozvadov-Waidhaus border crossing
Flag of Rozvadov
Flag
Coat of arms of Rozvadov
Coat of arms
Rozvadov is located in Czech Republic
Rozvadov
Rozvadov
Coordinates: 49°39′38″N 12°32′50″E / 49.66056°N 12.54722°E / 49.66056; 12.54722Coordinates: 49°39′38″N 12°32′50″E / 49.66056°N 12.54722°E / 49.66056; 12.54722
Country Czech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictTachov
Area
 • Total54.88 km2 (21.19 sq mi)
Elevation
570 m (1,870 ft)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total798
 • Density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Postal code
348 07
Websitehttp://www.rozvadov.cz

The municipality covers an area of 54.88 square kilometres (21.19 sq mi), and has a population of 821 (as at 28 August 2006).

Rozvadov lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of Tachov, 61 km (38 mi) west of Plzeň, and 143 km (89 mi) west of Prague.

Before the expulsion of Germans in the wake of World War II, the municipality had a German-speaking majority.

King's Casino Rozvadov is located in the village and currently contains the largest poker room in Europe.[2][3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of municipalities of the Czech Republic". Czech Statistical Office. 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ Pitt, Matthew (2012-05-24). "Introducing The King's Casino Rozvadov: The Largest Poker Room In Europe". PokerNews. Retrieved 29 December 2018.
  3. ^ Glatzer, Jason (2018-10-01). "History of the WSOP Europe Part I: The London Years". PokerNews. Retrieved 29 December 2018.