Lázně Libverda

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Location
50°53'22"N
015°11'26"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Description

Lázně Libverda (German: Bad Liebwerda) is a spa municipality and village in Liberec District in the Liberec Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 400 inhabitants.

Geography

Lázně Libverda is located in north Bohemia, near the border with Poland. It is located 17 kilometres (11 mi) northeast of Liberec and 106 kilometres (66 mi) northeast of Prague. The municipality is bordered by Nové Město pod Smrkem to the north, by Poland to the east, by Bílý Potok and Hejnice to the south and by Raspenava to the west. Lázně Libverda lies in the Jizera Mountains. The highest peak in the municipality and in whole mountain range is Smrk with 1,124 metres (3,688 ft). Part of the National Nature Reservation Jizerskohorské bučiny, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe, is located in the southern part of the municipal territory.

History

The first written mention of Lázně Libverda is from 1381.

Spa

The healing power of the local spring was first mentioned in 1601 in a report, which stated that the healing effects were known by pilgrims already at the end of the 14th century. In 1785, a new big spring was uncovered, and between 1786 and 1818, several other spring were uncovered. In 1952, the last two spa springs, Kyselka and Nový vrt, were drilled.

Twin towns – sister cities

Lázně Libverda is twinned with: Mirsk, Poland Świeradów-Zdrój, Poland Trzebiel, Poland
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