Pardubice is the capital city of the Pardubice Region and lies on the river Elbe in the Czech Republic.
The estimated population of Pardubice is 90,458 inhabitants.
The city is well known for its sports events, which include the Great Pardubice Steeplechase in horse racing, the Golden Helmet of Pardubice in motorcycle racing, and the Czech Open in golf and chess.
The oldest extant document regarding Pardubice comes from 1295.
The historic centre of Pardubice is well preserved and historically significant and is protected by law as urban monument reservation.
Pardubice is situated on the bank of the second-longest river in the Czech Republic, the Labe River, where there is a mouth of another river called Chrudimka.
Pardubice is located at approximately 15° east longitude and 50° north longitude.
Pardubice is in the area of Labe Lowlands with an average elevation of 225 m and its area is 78 km2.
Pardubice is divided into eight boroughs, which are further divided into 27 administrative parts: Pardubice I, Pardubice II, Pardubice III, Pardubice IV, Pardubice V, Pardubice VI, Pardubice VII & Pardubice VIII.
Pardubice is twinned with Bełchatów, Poland; Çanakkale, Turkey; Doetinchem, Netherlands; Merano, Italy; Pernik, Bulgaria; Rosignano Marittimo, Italy; Selb, Germany; Skellefteå, Sweden & Vysoké Tatry, Slovakia.