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České Budějovice

city in the Czech Republic

České Budějovice (German: Budweis or German: Böhmisch Budweis) is a town in the Czech Republic. About 96,000 people live there (2009). It is located in the South of the historical region Bohemia. The popular Czech beer, Budweiser Budvar, is made there.

České Budějovice
Budweis
City
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Old town in mid-October 2008
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Country Czech Republic
Region South Bohemian
District České Budějovice
Rivers Vltava, Malše
Center Přemysl Otakar II Square
 - elevation 381 m (1,250 ft)
Area 55.56 km² (21 sq mi)
Population 93,285 (As of 2015)
Density 1,679 /km² (4,349 /sq mi)
Founded 1265
Mayor Jiří Svoboda
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 370 01
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Wikimedia Commons: České Budějovice
Website: www.c-budejovice.cz

The city is also one of the major settings in the novel "The Good Soldier Švejk" by Jaroslav Hašek.

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