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Lovosice

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Lovosice (ˈlovosɪtsɛ; Lobositz) is a town in Litoměřice District in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 8,800 inhabitants. It is an industrial town. Geography Lovosice is located about southwest of Litoměřice and south of Ústí nad Labem. It lies mostly in the Lower Eger Table. A small northwestern part of the municipal territory extends into the Central Bohemian Uplands and includes the highest point of Lovosice, which is a contour line at the foot of the Lovoš mountain at . The town is situated on the left bank of the Elbe River, which forms the northern municipal border. History The region of Lovosice was inhabited already in the Bronze Age. Some evidence indicates that the first Czechs lived right here. The first mention of Lovosice is from 1143. Duke Vladislaus II gave this small village to the Strahov monastery. Emperor Rudolf II promoted the village to a town in 1600. Lovosice was 1756 the site of a major battle between Prussia a
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