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ORLIK NAD VLTAVOU: (German: Worlik) used cemetery at Mirotice


Orlík nad Vltavou, a village in the South Bohemian Region formerly named Staré Sedlo, is situated on the left river bank upon Orlík Dam. Near the village is Orlík Castle surrounded by a huge castle,, park and a game preserve. It belongs to the House of Schwarzenberg, but is normally open during the summer to public (especially by Czech and German tourists). The village was named after the chateau. "nad Vltavou" means in Czech language upon the river Vltava (Moldau). The village lays on the crossroads of routes of Prague-Písek and Březnice-Tábor. [February 2008]

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