Kostelec nad Orlicí

Kostelec nad Orlicí
Palacký Square
Coat of arms
Official name: Kostelec nad Orlici
Country Czech Republic
State (Bohemia)
Region Hradec Králové
District Rychnov nad Kněžnou
Commune Kostelec nad Orlicí
Elevation 273 m (896 ft)
Coordinates CZ 50°07′22″N 16°12′41″E / 50.12278°N 16.21139°E / 50.12278; 16.21139Coordinates: CZ 50°07′22″N 16°12′41″E / 50.12278°N 16.21139°E / 50.12278; 16.21139
Area 26.18 km2 (10.11 sq mi)
Population 6,220 (2007-12-31)
Density 238/km2 (616/sq mi)
First mentioned 1303
Mayor Jiří Bartoš
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 517 41
Location in the Czech Republic
Wikimedia Commons: Kostelec nad Orlicí
Statistics: statnisprava.cz
Website: www.kostelec-nad-orlici.cz

Kostelec nad Orlicí (Czech pronunciation: [ˈkostɛlɛts ˈnat ʔorlɪtsiː]; German: Adlerkosteletz) is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic located about 7 km southwest of Rychnov nad Kněžnou and 29 km east-southeast of Hradec Králové. It has 6,220 inhabitants (2007).

Saint George's church

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