Pilsen, Plzeň-City District, Plzeň Region, Czech Republic

🇨🇿 Plzeň is a city in the Czech Republic situated in western Bohemia, it is the fourth most populous city in the Czech Republic. The city is known world-wide for Pilsner beer, created by Bavarian brewer Josef Groll in the city in 1842. Plzeň is a centre of business in the western part of the Czech Republic.

Since the late 1990s the city has experienced high growth in foreign investment. In 2007, Israeli mall developer Plaza Centers opened the Pilsen Plaza, a 20,000-square-metre shopping mall and entertainment centre featuring a multiplex cinema from Cinema City Czech Republic.

Plzeň produces about two-thirds of the Plzeň Region GDP. Based on these figures, the city of Plzeň has a total GDP of approximately $7.2 billion, and a per capita GDP of $44,000. While part of this is explained by commuters to the city, it is one of the most prosperous cities in the Czech Republic.

The Škoda company, established in Plzeň in 1859, has been an important element of Austro-Hungarian, Czechoslovak and Czech engineering, and one of the biggest European arms factories. The most important successors companies are Škoda Transportation and Doosan Škoda Power.

Many foreign companies now have manufacturing bases in Plzeň, including Daikin, Hisense and Panasonic. There has been much discussion of redeveloping those large areas of the Škoda plant which the company no longer uses.

Stock, located in the Božkov district, is the biggest distillery in the Czech Republic.

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Pilsen has a population of over 175,000 people. Pilsen also forms the centre of the wider Plzeň Region which has a population of over 584,672 people. Pilsen is the #401 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 1.6239 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores. For the location of Pilsen see: Plzeň.

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Twin Towns - Sister Cities Pilsen has links with:

🇺🇸 Battle Creek, USA 🇳🇱 Hengelo, Netherlands
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Antipodal to Pilsen is: -166.623,-49.748

Locations Near: Pilsen 13.3775,49.7475

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🇨🇿 Strakonice 13.904,49.262 d: 66  

🇨🇿 Beroun 14.067,49.95 d: 54.3  

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🇨🇿 Most 13.633,50.5 d: 85.6  

🇩🇪 Regen 13.133,48.967 d: 88.6  

Antipodal to: Pilsen -166.623,-49.748

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