The main street with the Imperial hotel in the background
|Elevation||447 m (1,467 ft)|
|Area||59. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. The Czech Republic ( ˈt͡ʃɛskaː ˈrɛpuˌblɪka short form in Česko ˈt͡ʃɛskɔ also called Czechia, Since January 1 2000 (according to Czech law # 129/2000 o krajích ( about Counties) replacing older paragraph 1/ 1993 in the Czech Constitution Karlovy Vary Region (Karlovarský kraj is an administrative unit (kraj of the Czech Republic, located in the westernmost part of its historical region of Bohemia In 1960 Czechoslovakia was re-divided into Districts ( Okres, plural okresy) often without regard to traditional division and Karlovy Vary District (Okres Karlovy Vary is a district ( Okres) within the Karlovy Vary Region ( Karlovarský kraj) of the Czech Republic There is also the river Ohre in northern Germany The Ohře ( German: Eger) is a 316 km long River Teplá (Tepl is a town in the Czech Republic. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit 10 km² (23 sq mi)|
|Density||909 /km² (2,354 /sq mi)|
|Mayor||JUDr. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Veronika Vlková|
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|Postal code||360 01|
Location in the Czech Republic
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Karlovy Vary (pronounced German: Karlsbad), sometimes known in English as Carlsbad, is a spa city situated in Bohemia, the western part of the Czech Republic, on the confluence of the rivers Ohře (German: Eger) and Teplá. Central European Time ( CET) is one of the names of the Time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+1 is used in the following locations Central European Time West Africa Time Western European Summer Time Central European Summer Time ( CEST) is one of the names of UTC+2 Time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+2 corresponds to the following Time zones Eastern European Time Egypt Standard Time Central Africa Time The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States See also Mineral spa A spa town, or simply spa, is a town frequented mainly for health reasons to "take the waters" Bohemia (Čechy; Bohemia Czechy is a historical region in central Europe, occupying the western two-thirds of the traditional Czech Lands, currently the The Czech Republic ( ˈt͡ʃɛskaː ˈrɛpuˌblɪka short form in Česko ˈt͡ʃɛskɔ also called Czechia, There is also the river Ohre in northern Germany The Ohře ( German: Eger) is a 316 km long River The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Carlsbad is named after Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, who founded the city in 1370. The Holy Roman Emperor (Römischer Kaiser or Römisch-Deutscher Kaiser Romanorum Imperator was the elected monarch ruling over the many varying numbers of states Charles IV ( Czech: Karel IV, German: Karl IV, Hungarian: IV Károly; 14 May 1316 &ndash It is historically famous for its hot springs (13 main springs, about 300 smaller springs, and the warm-water Teplá River). A hot spring is a spring that is produced by the emergence of geothermally heated Groundwater from the earth's crust.,
In the 19th century, it became a popular tourist destination, especially for international celebrities visiting for spa treatment. The city is also known for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and the popular Czech liqueur Karlovarská Becherovka. The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a Film festival held annually in July in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad Czech Republic. A liqueur is a sweet Alcoholic beverage, often flavored with Fruits, Herbs Spices Flowers Seeds Roots Plants Becherovka is an herbal Bitters made in Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic, flavored with Anise seeds Cinnamon, and approximately The glass manufacturer Moser Glass is located in Carlsbad. Moser Glass is a luxury high-quality crystal manufacturer based in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic.
The city has been used as the location for a number of film-shoots, including the 2006 films Last Holiday and box-office hit Casino Royale, both of which used the city's Grandhotel Pupp in different guises. Last Holiday is a 2006 American Comedy film directed by Wayne Wang. Casino Royale ( 2006) is the twenty-first film in the James Bond series; it is directed by Martin Campbell and the first to star The Grandhotel Pupp (pʊp is a 228-room luxury Hotel located in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad Czech Republic.
Carlsbad, New Mexico; Carlsbad Caverns National Park; and Carlsbad, California all take their names from Carlsbad. Carlsbad is a city in and the County seat of Eddy County, New Mexico, in the United States. Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park located in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico. Carlsbad is a seaside resort-town in the North County section of San Diego County California.
On 14 August 1370, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor gave city privileges to the place that subsequently was named after him, according to legend after he had acclaimed the healing power of the hot springs. Charles IV ( Czech: Karel IV, German: Karl IV, Hungarian: IV Károly; 14 May 1316 &ndash However, earlier settlements could be found in the outskirts of today's city.
Due to publications by doctors like David Becher and Josef von Löschner, the city developed into a famous spa resort and was visited by many members of European aristocracy. Josef von Löschner ( May 7, 1809 - April 19, 1888) was an Austrian physician who was a native of Kaaden. It became popular after the railway lines to Eger (Cheb) and Prague were completed in 1870. Cheb (ˈxɛp German: Latin: Egra is a city in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic, with about 33000 inhabitants Prague (ˈprɑːg Praha (ˈpraɦa see also other names) is the Capital and Largest city of the Czech Republic. Year 1870 ( MDCCCLXX) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
The number of visitors rose from 134 families in the 1756 season to 26,000 guests annually at the end of the 19th century. By 1911 that figure had reached already 71,000 but the Great War put an end to tourism and also led to the collapse of the Austro Hungarian Empire by late 1918. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All
The German-speaking majority protested against being made a part of Czechoslovakia by the Treaty of Saint Germain. Czechoslovakia may also refer to what is now the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, was signed on 10 September 1919 by the victorious Allies of World War I on the one hand and by the new A demonstration on 4 March 1919 passed peacefully, but later that month six demonstrators were killed by Czech troops after a demonstrations turned unruly.
In 1938 the Sudetenland including Karlovy Vary became part of German Reich and the entire Czech population was expelled. Sudetenland ( Czech and Polish: Sudety) is the German name used in English in the first half of the 20th century for the western regions of Deutsches Reich was the name for Germany from 1871 to 1945 in the German language. The German speaking inhabitants thus became a majority in the city until their expulsion in 1945. The expulsion of Germans after World War II was the Forced migration and Ethnic cleansing of German nationals ( Reichsdeutsche) and ethnic
Before that, the Carlsbad Decrees of 1819 had associated the city with anti-liberal censorship within the German Confederation. The Carlsbad Decrees were a set of social restrictions introduced in the German Confederation by Prince Klemens Wenzel von Metternich on 20 September The German Confederation (Deutscher Bund was the association of Central European states created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to serve as the successor to
Since the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of Communist rule in the Czech Republic, that has been a steady increase of Russian Mafia presence in Karlovy Vary. The Russian mob has used real estate in Karlovy Vary as a means to launder money, buying up property and creating their own airport just outside of town that runs flights to Moscow and back. .
A Bird's-eye View of Karlovy Vary
Aerial View of Karlovy Vary