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(Placename) the German name for Plzeň


(ˈpʊlˌzɛn yə)

a city in Bohemia, in the W Czech Republic. 175,000. German, Pilsen.
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Noun1.Pilsen - a town in Czech Republic where Pilsner beer originated
Czech Republic - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from Slovakia in 1993
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The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 50m (some CZK 1.25bn) to Plze?sk m?stk dopravn podniky (PMDP), a public transport provider in the Czech city of Plze?.
The Road and Motorway Directorate launched the construction of the I / 27 Plze?, T?emoensk rybnk - Orlk road.
The modernization of the Rokycany - Plze? line and the T?inec bypass are part of a package of 25 major projects from ten EU member states for which the European Commission has approved funding.
Most changes were made to the vehicle registers in Prague (286 746 people, of which 72 503 did not have their permanent residence under this office, ie 25%), in Plze? (32 209 people, of which 15 856 used the option to go to another office, ie 48%), in Brno (45 587 people, of which 14 835 belonged to another municipality with extended competence, ie 32%) and in Ostrava (39 159 people, of which 13 544 were permanent residents under another municipality with extended competencies, ie 34%).
Petr Osvald (CZ/PES), president of the COTER commission and Member of the Plze? City Council declared: Cohesion policy has been and should remain the most powerful tool of the European Union to invest in our regions and bring prosperity for all citizens.
The CoR addressed how to increase the impact of cohesion funding through ' integrated territorial investments ', in a report presented by Petr Osvald (CZ/PES), member of Plze? council and chair of the CoR's Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget.
Petr Osvald (Member of Plze? City Council, Czech Republic / PES Group), Chairman of the CoR Commission for Territorial Cohesion (COTER) presented the views of the CoR at the meeting of Ministers for Regional Development of Visegrad countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) together with Croatia and Romania on 2 February 2018 in Budapest.