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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)
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
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Website: .cz.kostelec-nad-orliciwww

Kostelec nad Orlicí (Czech pronunciation: ; 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).

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