Prachatice

Prachatice

Prachatice (ˈpraxacɪtsɛ; Prachatitz) is a town in the South Bohemian Region, Czech Republic.

History

Historical population

1869: 4,911 inhabitants
1900: 5,573
1930: 5,926
1950: 5,130
1961: 5,381
1970: 7,100
1980: 10,354
1991: 11,805
2001: 11,977

Prachatice today

The historical character of the city center is protected since 1981.

The dominating industries are machine engineering, electrotechnical industry and timber processing. A new industrial zone has been built.

Notable residents

See detailed list

Main sights

  • Town hall (Stará radnice)
  • Church of St. James (Kostel svatého Jakuba)

External links

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