Facts About Chomutov
Chomutov is a city in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic.
The first written mention of Chomutov is a deed of gift from 1252 when it came into the possession of the Teutonic Order. The Gothic church of St. Catherine built during that era still stands to this day.
The city centre is well preserved and is protected by law as an urban monument zone.
Chomutov is made up of one administrative part and is the only such Czech city.
Chomutov is located on the river Chomutovka, at the foot of the Ore Mountains. The surface is mostly flat with some hills in the north and southeast of the city.
In 1396 Chomutov received a town charter, and in 1416 the knights sold both the town and the lordship to Wenceslaus IV.
The elevation of Chomutov is 340 m.
The estimated population of Chomutov is 48,703.
Since 1 July 2006, Chomutov has been a statutory city.
Chomutov is twinned with Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany; Bernburg, Germany & Trnava, Slovakia.