Town hall in Česká Třebová
|District||Ústí nad Orlicí|
|• Mayor||Magdaléna Peterková|
|• Total||41.00 km2 (15.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||375 m (1,230 ft)|
|• Density||380/km2 (980/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
Česká Třebová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈtʃɛskaː ˈtr̝̊ɛbovaː] ; German : Böhmisch Trübau) is a town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. The city is located in the east of the Czech Republic. It is the fourth most populated city and second largest in the Pardubice Region. Česká Třebová is spread over 41 km² and the population is about 15,500 citizens. The city of Česká Třebová is divided into 6 cadastral areas: Česká Třebová, Kozlov, Lhotka, Parník, Skuhrov and Svinná.
Česká Třebová was founded in the 13th century by king's locator lord Oldřich of Drnholec. In that time, the Roman church of St. Catherine was built. In 1304, the King of Bohemia Wenceslaus II gave it to the Zbraslav Abbey and later, in the 14th century, the town belonged to the bishops of Litomyšl. In the 15th and 16th centuries, the town prospered but due to the subsequent loss of its city rights, the Thirty Years' War, plagues and fires, it became poor and insignificant. In the 19th century, a railway station was built, which greatly aided the city development.
The city's coat of arms sports a black rooster with a human head on a red field. According to a legend, a city scribe lost the city signet and was sentenced to die as a result. Before the execution, his wife saw a rooster dug out the signet from trash, saving her husbands life.
The city is home to a 4th league Ice Hockey club, HC Kohouti Česká Třebová (cs), who play at the "Na Skále" arena with a capacity of 1,200.
Česká Třebová railway station is a major railway junction linking Prague with two pan-European corridors. The city experienced rapid development after the station was opened in 1845.
Česká Třebová is twinned with:
Pardubice is a city in the Czech Republic. It is the capital city of the Pardubice Region and lies on the river Elbe, 96 kilometres east of Prague. There is an old tower and a castle. Factories include the Synthesia chemical factory, an oil refinery Paramo, a heavy machinery factory and an electronic equipment plant. The city is well known for its sport events, which include the Great Pardubice Steeplechase in horse racing, the Golden Helmet of Pardubice in motorcycle racing, and the Czech Open in golf and chess.
Pardubice Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located mainly in the eastern part of its historical region of Bohemia, with a small part in northwestern Moravia. It is named after its capital Pardubice. As an administrative unit, Pardubice Region has existed three times in the course of history. It was established for the first time in 1850, and extended from Český Brod to the Bohemian-Moravian border. In its second existence, it was one of 19 regions as they were set between 1949 and 1960. After 1960, Pardubice became the capital of Pardubice district, which was part of the Eastern Bohemian Region. The Pardubice Region, as it is now, was reestablished in 2000.
Svitavy is a town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. The town has a population of 17,000 and is also the district administrative centre. It is the birthplace of Oskar Schindler and an important centre of the Czech Esperanto movement, with an Esperanto museum that is part of the city museum.
Havlíčkův Brod, until 1945 Německý Brod is a district town in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic. It is located roughly in the geographical centre of the state, on the Sázava River in the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands and it has a population of about 23,000. It lies in the historical land of Bohemia, near its border with Moravia.
Blansko is a town in Blansko District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. Blansko is the biggest town in Blansko District to which it lends its name. Blansko is situated in the valley of the river Svitava. The centre of Blansko is 276 metres above sea level, with the majority of the city situated on a slope above the left bank of the Svitava. Blansko currently occupies an area of 18.29 km2 (7.06 sq mi) and has approximately 20,500 inhabitants. The town is notable for the proximity of the Moravian Karst.
Chvaletice is a small town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic.
Přelouč is a town in the Pardubice Region in the Czech Republic. It is located on the left bank of the Elbe River. It is approximately 15 km far from Pardubice, the capital of the region.
Ústí nad Orlicí District is a district (okres) within Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. Its capital is the town of Ústí nad Orlicí. The district has borders with Pardubice District to the west, Svitavy District to the south and Chrudim District to the southwest.
Uherský Brod is a town of approximately 16,500 inhabitants in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. It is situated 300 kilometres southeast of Prague, in the south-east of Moravia. It lies in the Vizovice Highlands and near the White Carpathian Mountains.
Skuteč is a small town and is located in the district Chrudim in the Pardubice Region in the Czech Republic.
Moravany or Moravany near Holice is a village in the Pardubice region. It lies approximately 15 kilometres east of Pardubice. The village is situated 249 km above the sea level and it is crossed by the 50th parallel. The number of inhabitants is around 1700.
Česká Lípa is a town in the Czech Republic. It is the district seat and the largest town of the Česká Lípa District in the Liberec Region, with a population of about 37,500. It is the most populated town of the Czech Republic without city status.
Moravská Třebová is a town in the Svitavy District and lies in the Pardubice Region, Czech Republic. It has around 10,000 inhabitants.
Brandýs nad Orlicí is a small town in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic, on the banks of Tichá Orlice river. It has around 1,400 inhabitants. The main railway line between Pardubice and Česká Třebová runs through the town.
Rudoltice is a village in the Ústí nad Orlicí District, Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 1,800 inhabitants.
Sloupnice is a large village in the Svitavy District of the Pardubice Region in the northeast of Bohemia, Czech Republic. It lies in the north of Svitavy District, near the border of Ústí nad Orlicí District. The village is surrounded by five towns: Litomyšl - the nearest one, Ústí nad Orlicí, Česká Třebová, Vysoké Mýto and Choceň.
Němčice is a village in the Svitavy District of the Pardubice Region in the northeast of Bohemia, Czech Republic. It is situated in the north of Svitavy District, near historical town Litomyšl. The population of the village is around 900 inhabitants. The mayor is Josef Racek.
Choceň is a railway station located in Choceň, Czech Republic. The station is located on the Kolín–Česká Třebová railway, Choceň–Litomyšl railway and Choceň–Hradec Králové–Velký Osek railway. The train services are operated by Czech Railways. In June 2005, a two year refurbishment of the station was completed.
Kolín railway station is a railway station in the city of Kolín on the Elbe river in Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic.
Liberec railway station is a railway station in the city of Liberec, the capital of the Liberec Region, Czech Republic.