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Brief history

Settlements and evidence of the area being populated as far back as the Bronze Age were discovered recently. Slavic tribes alo populated the area. Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, explored the area in 1350 and established it as a spa center, near the site of a spring. The town has been under the influence of many tribes and conqueres during its hundreds-of-years-old history. After World War I, the area was populated by a large German-speaking group. After the war, the area became a part of Czechoslovakia and after World War II ended, the German population was expelled from the area and the town was renamed to Karlovy Vary. Today the town is a majot spa and recreational center in central Europe. 

Karlovy Vary is a town in the region of Bohemia. It is situated at about 130km west of Prague. In 2016, the population numbered nearly 50,000 people. 

Karlovy Vary is a major spa center in the Bohemia region. The major branch of the town's economy is tourism due to its location to 13 huge hot springs and several hundred more smaller springs. In Czech Republic, Karlovy Vary is the most visited spa town.

Karlovy Vary

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Karlovy Vary is famous for its hot springs and attracts thousands of tourists. It one of the most frequently visited spa centers in Czech Republic. The town, however, also hosts the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.