Strakonice


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Strakonice

 

a city in Czechoslovakia, in the Czech Socialist Republic, South Bohemia. Situated on the Otava River, a tributary of the Vltava. Population, 18,700 (1973). Strakonice produces motor vehicles, including motorcycles, and textiles, for example, worsted fabrics and woolen articles. The city also has a milk cannery and a brewery.

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The original CZ plant, in Strakonice, farther west, had sprung up in the '20's to produce pistols, augmenting post-WWI rifle output at the Brno facility.
Obec Zalezly je situovana v sumavskem podhuri, v severozapadni casti okresu Prachatice, v blizkosti hranice s okresem Strakonice, a spada do Jihoceskeho kraje.
On August 21 I'm going to the International Bagpipe Festival at Strakonice in the Czech Republic.
This year Calderdale celebrates 20 years of friendship with its Czech twin, the Strakonice district of South Bohemia and a group of visitors arrived on Sunday for an action-packed few days in their twin town.
In 1921, they moved to larger facilities in Strakonice and 1922 saw them merge with the Hubertus Engineering firm and the new firm renamed Ceska Zbrojovka (Bohemian Arms Factory).
25, 1929, in Strakonice, Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic), to Rudolf and Milada Menkes.
In Bohemia the oldest festivals include the International Bagpipes Festival in Strakonice, and festivals in Domazlice, Melnik, Pardubice, Lazne Belohrad and Cerveny Kostelec
The forklifts' powershift transmission is designed and produced by Strakonice Co., which manufactures the forklifts for ATT&E in the Czech Republic.
Blacar informs me that the CZ 52 was made only at the plant in Strakonice and not at Uhersky Brod.
et al.: 1961, Legend to a general geological map of Czechoslovakia 1 : 200 000- sheet Strakonice. Geofond, Praha, Nakladatelstvi CSAV, 149 p.