Jihlava(redirected from Iglau)
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a city in Czechoslovakia, in the southeastern part of the Czech Socialist Republic; located in the district of South Moravia, on the Jihlava River. Population, 40, 000 (1970). It is an important transportation junction and the site of machine-building, textile, woodworking, and food-processing industries. A number of examples of the architecture of the 13th through 16th centuries have been preserved there.
a river in Czechoslovakia (Danube basin). Length, 184 km. Basin area, about 3, 000 sq km. It rises in the Jihlava Hills of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. At first it flows through a deep valley (up to 160 m), and in its lower reaches it crosses a plain. The water level is at flood stage in March. The cities of Jihlava and Třebíč are situated on the river.