Kladno is a city in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
The city is made up of six administrative parts: Kladno, Dubí, Kročehlavy, Rozdělov, Švermov and Vrapice.
The first written mention of Kladno is from 1318 as a property of the noble family of Kladenští of Kladno.
The estimated population of Kladno is 68,971.
In 2000, as a result of the decision of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Kladno became the Statutory City. At present Kladno is a modern city where its citizens can live happily.
Kladno is twinned with Bellevue, United States & Vitry-sur-Seine, France.
Kladno is located at 50°8’50″N 14°6’10″E.
Kladno became the first place in the protectorate where Nazis declared martial law in June 1939.
The average elevation of Kladno is 381 m.
The city is mainly known for its ice hockey club Rytíři Kladno, which was successful in the past and is connected with many famous players of Czech ice hockey history, including Olympic gold medalists Jaromír Jágr, Pavel Patera, Martin Procházka, Libor Procházka and Milan Hnilička.