Nový Knín

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Location
49°46'59"N
014°16'59"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Description

Nový Knín is a town in Příbram District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 2,100 inhabitants. The town centre is well preserved and is protected by law as an urban monument zone.

Administrative parts

Villages of Chramiště, Kozí Hory, Libčice and Sudovice are administrative parts of Nový Knín.

History

The first written mention of Nový Knín is from 1186.Until 1918, Nový Knín – Neu Knin was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the Pribram – Příbram District, one of the 94 Bezirkshauptmannschaften in Bohemia. A post-office was opened in 1868.

Twin towns – sister cities

Nový Knín is twinned with: Ledro, Italy
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