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10 Interesting Facts About Chomutov

Facts About Chomutov

  • Chomutov is a city in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic.
  • The first written mention of Chomutov is a deed of gift from 1252 when it came into the possession of the Teutonic Order. The Gothic church of St. Catherine built during that era still stands to this day.
  • The city centre is well preserved and is protected by law as an urban monument zone.
  • Chomutov is made up of one administrative part and is the only such Czech city.
  • Chomutov is located on the river Chomutovka, at the foot of the Ore Mountains. The surface is mostly flat with some hills in the north and southeast of the city.
  • In 1396 Chomutov received a town charter, and in 1416 the knights sold both the town and the lordship to Wenceslaus IV.
  • The elevation of Chomutov is 340 m.
  • The estimated population of Chomutov is 48,703.
  • Since 1 July 2006, Chomutov has been a statutory city.
  • Chomutov is twinned with Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany; Bernburg, Germany & Trnava, Slovakia.

 

Facts About Chomutov
Facts About Chomutov

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