Hradec Králové is a city of the Czech Republic. It has about 93,000 inhabitants. it is the capital of the Hradec Králové Region. The historic centre of Hradec Králové is well preserved and historically significant and is protected by law as urban monument reservation.
The city's economy is based on food-processing technology, photochemical, electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and IT. Traditional industries include musical instrument manufacturing – the best known being Petrof pianos. The University of Hradec Králové is located in the city, the University of Defense has its only medical faculty in Hradec Králové and Charles University in Prague also has its Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Pharmacy there.
Hradec Králové is twinned with: Alessandria, Italy • Arnhem, Netherlands • Banská Bystrica, Slovakia • Chernihiv, Ukraine • Giessen, Germany • Kaštela, Croatia • Kronstadt, Russia • Metz, France • Wałbrzych, Poland • Wrocław, Poland. Hradec Králové cooperates with: Montana, Bulgaria; Székesfehérvár, Hungary.
Hradec Králové has a population of over 92,940 people.