Tanvald

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Location
50°44'15"N
015°18'20"E
Country
 Czech Republic
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Tanvald (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtanvalt]; German: Tannwald) is a town in Jablonec nad Nisou District in the Liberec Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 6,200 inhabitants.

History

From 1938 to 1945 Tanvald was one of the municipalities in Sudetenland, a region incorporated by Nazi Germany. The majority Sudeten German population was expelled in 1945. The town was then resettled with Czechs.

Transport

The town has direct rail connection with Prague. Traffic on the railway line to Jelenia Góra in Poland was restricted in 1945 (the trains terminated in Harrachov, see cog railway Tanvald-Harrachov) and reinstated in 2010.

Twin towns – sister cities

Tanvald is twinned with: Burbach, Germany Lubomierz, Poland Marcinowice, Poland Wittichenau, Germany
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