Bor (Tachov District)

For other places with the same name, see Bor.
St. Nicolas church
Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Region Plzeň
District Tachov
Commune Tachov
Municipality Bor (Tachov District)
Elevation 472 m (1,549 ft)
Coordinates 49°42′44″N 12°46′25″E / 49.71222°N 12.77361°E / 49.71222; 12.77361Coordinates: 49°42′44″N 12°46′25″E / 49.71222°N 12.77361°E / 49.71222; 12.77361
Area 116.52 km2 (44.99 sq mi)
Population 4,334 (2011)
Density 37/km2 (96/sq mi)
First mentioned 1263
Mayor František Podlipský
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 348 02
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Bor
Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority
Country Czech Republic
Region Pilsen
Little District Tachov
Municipalities Bor, Přimda, Rozvadov, Staré Sedliště, Staré Sedlo, Stráž, Třemešné
Area 388.13 km2 (149.86 sq mi)
Population 8,926 (2005-12-31)
Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)

Bor (German: Haid) is a town in the Pilsen Region of the Czech Republic. It lies some 50 km (30 mi) to the west from the region capital of Pilsen. It is also the seat of the Municipality with Commissioned Local Authority within the Tachov Municipality with Extended Competence.

Boječnice Water Tower

Interesting Facts

The popular TV series Hospital at the End of the City (Czech: Nemocnice na kraji města) takes place in Bor.


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