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City Lanškroun happened in 2002 authorized municipalities with extended powers for the 21 municipalities: Albrechtice Anenská Fountain, Cotkytle, Cenkovice, Damníkov, Cermna Lower, Upper Cermna, Upper Hermanice, Upper Třešňovec, Krasíkov, Lubník, Luková, Island, Petrovice, Rudoltice , Sazava, Watchtower, Tatenice, Trpík, Výprachtice, Žichlínek. Lanskroun with its almost 10 000 inhabitants at present a dynamic industrial city, the city of electronics, machinery, paper industry and the city high schools and important cultural institutions. Industrial companies AVX Czech Republic, SOMA, Schott Electronic Packaging, ORPA, INA, JCEE and many other provide high employment Lanškroun population and its surroundings. For the city's economy is developing a number of successful local entrepreneurs and managers. The current secondary education builds on more than one hundred years Lanškroun local school and business school. High school, secondary vocational schools and vocational schools (formerly Integrated Secondary School) and Central School of Agriculture is the basis for secondary general and vocational education for the entire Lanškroun. Cultural and social life of the population supports the Cultural Center, City Museum, City Library, Information Centre, Cinema and a number of successful sport organizations.

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A: Lanškroun, Brewery Square

Par Jiří Vodička, à 160 mètres

Lanškroun Town was founded in the 13th century and his name Landeskrone - "Provincial Crown" enhanced...

Lanškroun, Brewery Square

B: Jirasek square Lanškroun

Par Jiří Vodička, à 190 mètres

Square Al. Jirasek in Lanškroun is a pleasant space that is a successful adaptation Park. It also ser...

Jirasek square Lanškroun

C: Church of St. Mary Magdalene

Par Jiří Vodička, à 220 mètres

The Church of St. Mary Magdalene, and its history can be read technical papers-I just want to try to ...

Church of St. Mary Magdalene

D: Castle Lanškroun

Par Jiří Vodička, à 230 mètres

The oldest part of the castle buildings Lanškroun tract adjacent to the Church. Wenceslas. It was the...

Castle Lanškroun

E: Lanškroun, castle and museum

Par Jiří Vodička, à 240 mètres

History Museum Lanškroun existence begins in 1905. Museum administration was then controlled by the B...

Lanškroun, castle and museum

F: Inn TAVERN Lanškroun

Par Jiří Vodička, à 280 mètres

The inn is in Lanškroun since the 16th century. It is east of the square on the outskirts of the form...

Inn TAVERN Lanškroun

G: Albert Panorama

Par Jiří Vodička, à 300 mètres

Albert Panorama

H: For penizionu for Seniors

Par Jiří Vodička, à 600 mètres

New housing and building houses for elderly people in Lanškroun. Janacek and the Polish part of the s...

For penizionu for Seniors

I: Memorial to the victims of war

Par Jiří Vodička, à 630 mètres

In May 1945, after nearly six years officially ended combat operations in Europe. Therefore, these da...

Memorial to the victims of war

J: For the pension for seniors

Par Jiří Vodička, à 640 mètres

New housing and building houses for elderly people in Lanškroun. Janacek and the Polish part of the s...

For the pension for seniors

Ce panorama é été pris à Lanškrou a okolí, Czech Republic

Ceci est un aperçu de Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a cool little landlocked country south of Germany and Poland, with a national addiction to pork and beer. Potatos, cabbage, and dumplings are close behind them, and they also have this great bar food called "utopenec." It means "a drowned man," it's pickled sausage with onions, perfect with some dark wheat bread and beer. The Czech bread is legendary, like a meal all by itself.

Czechoslovakia first became a sovereign state in 1918 when it declared independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The state of Czechoslovakia lasted until the "Velvet Divorce" of 1993, which created Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

It was occupied by Germany in WWII but escaped major damage, unlike most other European cities. The nation's capital, Prague, retains some of Europe's most beautiful Baroque architecture as well as one of the largest medieval castle complexes still standing. The President of the Czech Republic has his offices in the Prague Castle even today.

There was a coup d'etat in 1948 and Czechoslovakia fell under Soviet rule. For fifty years Czechoslovakia was a Socialist state under the USSR, subject to censorship, forced atheism and even the arrest of jazz musicians!

In 1989, communist police violently squashed a pro-democracy demonstration and pissed everybody off so bad that a revolution erupted over it, finally ending the Communist rule.

The next twenty years saw rapid economic growth and westernization. Today in Prague you can eat at McDonald's or KFC, shop for snowboarding boots and go see a punk rock show.

The Czech Republic took over the presidency of the European Union in January 2009. This instantly created lots of political drama because the President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, is a renowned Euroskeptic.

We anxiously await the outcome of "President Klaus vs. the Lisbon Treaty", a world heavywieght fight sceduled for spring 2009.

Text by Steve Smith.

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