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Děčín

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Děčín (ˈɟɛtʃiːn; Tetschen, 1942–1945: Tetschen–Bodenbach) is a city in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic. It has about 47,000 inhabitants. It is the 7th largest municipality in the country by area. Děčín is an important traffic junction. Děčín is made up of 35 city parts and villages: Děčín I-Děčín Děčín II-Nové Město Děčín III-Staré Město Děčín IV-Podmokly Děčín V-Rozbělesy Děčín VI-Letná Děčín VII-Chrochvice Děčín VIII-Dolní Oldřichov Děčín IX-Bynov Děčín X-Bělá Děčín XI-Horní Žleb Děčín XII-Vilsnice Děčín XIII-Loubí Děčín XIV-Dolní Žleb Děčín XV-Prostřední Žleb Děčín XVI-Přípeř Děčín XVII-Jalůvčí Děčín XVIII-Maxičky Děčín XIX-Čechy Děčín XX-Nová Ves Děčín XXI-Horní Oldřichov Děčín XXII-Václavov Děčín XXIII-Popovice Děčín XXIV-Krásný Studenec Děčín XXV-Chmelnice Děčín XXVI-Bechlejovice Děčín XXVII-Březiny Děčín XXVIII-Folknáře Děčín XXIX-Hoštice nad Labem Děčín XXX-Velká Veleň Děčín XXXI-Křešice Děčín XXXII-Boletice nad Labem Děčín XXXIII-Nebočady Děčín XXXIV-Chlum Děčín XXXV-Lesná The name is derived from the personal Slavic name Děk. Děčín is located about northeast of Ústí nad Labem and southeast of Dresden. The municipal territory borders Germany in the north. With an area of , Děčín is the 7th largest municipality in the country by area. It lies in the transition zone between the Elbe Sandstone Mountains in the north and the Central Bohemian Uplands in the south. The highest point is a contour line on the slopes of Děčínský Sněžník at above sea level. The city proper lies at the confluence of the rivers Elbe and Ploučnice. Most of the built-up area is situated in the river valley with an elevation of , which makes it the lowest city in the country. The entire area of the city falls into protected landscape areas České středohoří and Labské pískovce. According to archaeological findings, the settlement of the area began at the La Tène times. Slavic settlement can be documented since the 7th century. The first written mention of Děčín is from 993, when the Děčín province existed and it is assumed that Děčín was its administrative centre.
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