Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové
City
Market square
Market square
Flag of Hradec Králové
Flag
Coat of arms of Hradec Králové
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
The Salon of the Republic
Hradec Králové is located in Czech Republic
Hradec Králové
Hradec Králové
Location in the Czech Republic
Coordinates: 50°12′34″N 15°50′00″E / 50°12′34″N 15°50′00″E / 50.20944; 15.83333
CountryCzech Republic
RegionHradec Králové
DistrictHradec Králové
Founded1225
Government
 • MayorAlexandr Hrabálek
Area
 • Total105.61 km2 (40.78 sq mi)
Elevation
235 m (771 ft)
Population
(As of 2015
River running through the city
Petrof Piano Makers
White tower detail

Hradec Králové (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦradɛts ˈkraːlovɛː] (About this soundlisten); German: Königgrätz) is a city of the Czech Republic, in the Hradec Králové Region of Bohemia. The city's economy is based on food-processing technology, photochemical, electronics manufacture and IT. Traditional industries include musical instrument manufacturing – the best known being PETROF pianos. The University of Hradec Králové is located in the city, the University of Defense has its only medical faculty in Hradec Králové and Charles University in Prague also has its Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové[1] and Faculty of Pharmacy [2] there.

Geography

The city lies at the confluence of the Elbe and the Orlice river close to Krkonoše (Giant Mountains), the highest Czech mountains, with its peak, Sněžka (Snowhill), of 1602m.

Other Languages
Bân-lâm-gú: Hradec Králové
беларуская: Градзец-Кралавэ
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Градэц Кралавэ
български: Храдец Кралове
čeština: Hradec Králové
Esperanto: Hradec Králové
français: Hradec Králové
Gàidhlig: Hradec Králové
hornjoserbsce: Hradec Králové
Bahasa Indonesia: Hradec Králové
latviešu: Hradeckrālove
lietuvių: Hradec Kralovė
македонски: Храдец Кралове
Bahasa Melayu: Hradec Králové
Nederlands: Hradec Králové
norsk nynorsk: Hradec Králové
português: Hradec Králové
slovenčina: Hradec Králové
српски / srpski: Храдец Кралове
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Hradec Králové
татарча/tatarça: Һрадец-Кралове
українська: Градець-Кралове
Tiếng Việt: Hradec Králové