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Ústí nad Labem

Ústí nad Labem (o͞osˈtyē näd läˈbĕm), Ger. Aussig, city (1991 pop. 100,002), NW Czech Republic, in Bohemia, on the Elbe and Bilina rivers and near the German border. It is a river port, railroad hub, and industrial center in a lignite-mining area. The city has chemical, textile, and food-processing industries. Founded in the 13th cent., Ùstí nad Labem was ceded to Germany in 1938 by the Munich Pact but reverted to Czechoslovakia in 1945. In the city are several Gothic and Renaissance churches.
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Ústí Nad Labem


a city in Czechoslovakia, in the Czech Socialist Republic. Located in Northern Bohemia, on the Laba River. Population, 74,000 (1974). Ústí nad Labem, a center of the chemical industry, produces sulfuric acid, fertilizers, and dyes. It also has enterprises of the textile, food-processing, machinebuilding, and printing industries.

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Usti nad Labem is one of the largest cities in the Czech Republic, with a population of approximately 93,000, and the capital of the Ustecky region, with over 820,000 inhabitants, located in the northern part of the country.
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(SeeNews) - Sep 26, 2014 - The Czech University of J E Purkyne in Usti nad Labem has launched an open tender for delivery of a computer server for its Advanced Rapid Library information system, with an estimated value of some CZK 909,000 (USD 42,000/EUR 33,000).
(SeeNews) - Aug 27, 2014 - The Czech roads management organisation in the Usti nad Labem region has launched an open tender for delivery of 4x4 multi-purpose vehicles, with an estimated value of the deal of CZK 8 million (USD 380,000/EUR 288,000).
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