Rožnov pod Radhoštěm

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Location
49°27'30"N
018°08'35"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Description

Rožnov pod Radhoštěm (Czech pronunciation: [ˈroʒnof ˈpod radɦoʃcɛm]; German: Rosenau unter dem Radhoscht) is a town in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 16,000 inhabitants. It lies in a range of positions of approximately 360–950 meters above sea level.

Demography

Its population has been slowly, but steadily declining since 2007, when it reached 17,232.

Culture

The town is well known for the Wallachian Open Air Museum.

Notable people

Naphtali Keller (1834–1865), Austrian scholar; lived and died here Gustav Brom (1921–1995), big band leader and arranger; lived here Emil Zátopek (1922–2000), athlete; buried here Martina Hingis (born 1980), tennis player; lived here as a child

Twin towns – sister cities

Rožnov pod Radhoštěm is twinned with: Bergen, Germany Körmend, Hungary Považská Bystrica, Slovakia Śrem, Poland
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