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Coordinates: 50°18′11″N12°33′23″E / 50.30306°N 12.55639°E / 50.30306; 12.55639 Coordinates: 50°18′11″N12°33′23″E / 50.30306°N 12.55639°E / 50.30306; 12.55639
CountryCzech Republic
Region Karlovy Vary
District Sokolov
First mentioned1597
  MayorMichal Červenka
  Total12.02 km2 (4.64 sq mi)
568 m (1,864 ft)
 (2019) [1]
  Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
357 01 - 357 02
Website Official website

Rotava (German : Rothau) is a town in the Czech Republic.

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  1. "Population of municipalities of the Czech Republic". Czech Statistical Office. 1 January 2019.
  2. Partnerské město - Veitshöchheim, SRN