Tlučná

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Tlučná
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Tlučná
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 49°43′27″N13°14′7″E / 49.72417°N 13.23528°E / 49.72417; 13.23528
CountryFlag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Plzeň-North
First mentioned1115
Area
  Total7.17 km2 (2.77 sq mi)
Elevation
330 m (1,080 ft)
Population
 (2024-01-01) [1]
  Total3,357
  Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
330 26
Website www.obec-tlucna.cz

Tlučná is a municipality and village in Plzeň-North District in the Plzeň Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 3,400 inhabitants.

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Etymology

The name was derived from the Czech word tluč, which then probably meant 'barley' or other pounded grain. [2]

Geography

Tlučná is located about 9 kilometres (6 mi) west of Plzeň. It lies in the Plasy Uplands. The highest point is at 405 m (1,329 ft) above sea level. The stream of Vejprnický potok flows through the town.

History

The first written mention of Tlučná is from 1115, when Duke Vladislaus I donated the village to the monastery in Kladruby. [2]

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1869571    
1880746+30.6%
18901,038+39.1%
19001,355+30.5%
19101,605+18.5%
YearPop.±%
19211,843+14.8%
19302,182+18.4%
19502,173−0.4%
19612,680+23.3%
19702,633−1.8%
YearPop.±%
19802,432−7.6%
19912,241−7.9%
20012,317+3.4%
20113,036+31.0%
20213,295+8.5%
Source: Censuses [3] [4]

Transport

Tlučná is located on the railway line Plzeň–Domažlice. [5]

Sights

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Chapel of Saint Peter

There are two protected cultural monuments in the municipality: a calvary from the second half of the 17th century and a former manor house, of which only the Neoclassical granary and the Neo-Gothic chapel survived. This Chapel of Saint Peter dates from the second half of the 19th century. [6]

Notable people

Twin towns – sister cities

Tlučná is twinned with: [7]

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References

  1. "Population of Municipalities – 1 January 2024". Czech Statistical Office. 2024-05-17.
  2. 1 2 "Historie obce Tlučná" (in Czech). Obec Tlučná. Retrieved 2023-07-28.
  3. "Historický lexikon obcí České republiky 1869–2011 – Okres Plzeň-sever" (in Czech). Czech Statistical Office. 2015-12-21. pp. 5–6.
  4. "Population Census 2021: Population by sex". Public Database. Czech Statistical Office. 2021-03-27.
  5. "Detail stanice Tlučná" (in Czech). České dráhy . Retrieved 2023-07-28.
  6. "Výsledky vyhledávání: Kulturní památky, obec Tlučná". Ústřední seznam kulturních památek (in Czech). National Heritage Institute. Retrieved 2023-07-28.
  7. "Home Page" (in Czech). Obec Tlučná. Retrieved 2020-07-27.