Pilsen Czech republic map
Plzen Czech republic map. Pilsen Czech republic map (Eastern Europe - Europe) to print. Pilsen Czech republic map (Eastern Europe - Europe) to download. Plzeň (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpl̩.zɛɲ]; German: Pilsen) is a city in western Bohemia in the Czech Republic as its shown in Pilsen Czech republic map. It is the capital of the Plzeň Region and the fourth most populous city in the Czech Republic. It is located about 90 km west of Prague at the confluence of four rivers—the Radbuza, the Mže, the Úhlava, and the Úslava—which form the Berounka River. The city is known worldwide for Pilsner beer. Plzeň was in September 2010 selected by an official jury to be put forward to join the Belgian city of Mons as the European capital of culture in 2015.
Pilsen is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic. It is located in western Bohemia as its mentioned in Pilsen Czech republic map. It is an important industrial, commercial, cultural, and administrative center. The city was founded on the confluence of four rivers - Uhlava, Uslava, Radbuza and Mze - by the Czech king Wenceslas II in 1295. Situated on the crossroads of two important trade routes and close to Prague, Pilsen experienced an immediate rapid growth. Nowadays, the Pilsen metropolitan area covers 125 square kilometres. Its population is 165, 000 inhabitants.