Stráž (Tachov District)

Stráž (German: Neustadtl) is a market town in the Tachov District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,200 inhabitants.

Stráž
Church of Saint Wenceslaus at the town square
Church of Saint Wenceslaus at the town square
Flag of Stráž
Flag
Coat of arms of Stráž
Coat of arms
Stráž is located in Czech Republic
Stráž
Stráž
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°40′9″N 12°45′52″E / 49.66917°N 12.76444°E / 49.66917; 12.76444Coordinates: 49°40′9″N 12°45′52″E / 49.66917°N 12.76444°E / 49.66917; 12.76444
Country Czech Republic
RegionPlzeň
DistrictTachov
First mentioned1331
Government
 • MayorKarel Fišpera
Area
 • Total53.97 km2 (20.84 sq mi)
Elevation
448 m (1,470 ft)
Population
 (2020-01-01[1])
 • Total1,204
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
348 05, 348 06
Websitewww.obecstraz.cz

Stráž lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) south-east of Tachov, 45 km (28 mi) west of Plzeň, and 128 km (80 mi) west of Prague.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2020". Czech Statistical Office. 2020-04-30.