a balneological health resort in Czechoslovakia. It is situated on the Elbe River, 52 km east of Prague. Summers are warm, with an average temperature in July of 19°C, and winters are moderately cold, with average January temperatures ranging from —10° to — 15°C. Precipitation totals about 600 mm per year. The resort has 12 mineral springs, with cold carbonic-acid hydrocarbonate-chloride soda lime waters that are used for baths and for drinking. The water is also bottled under the name Poděbradka. The formula of the water of the principal spring is
Diseases of the cardiovascular system are treated at Podĕbrady. There are sanatoriums for adults and children, a bathhouse, rooms for drinking mineral water, cultural and sports buildings, and a beach on the Elbe.