Písek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈpiːsɛk]; German: Pisek) is a middle-sized town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. In 2011, Pisek has a population of 29,729, and its semi-urban agglomeration has a population of 36,791 people.
Písek is colloquially called "Athens of Southern Bohemia", because it has many high schools and schools of higher education, including the Film School in Písek. Up to the last decades of 19th century Písek was a centre of the large autonomous Prácheň Region (also Prácheňský kraj) (today's Prachatice, Písek and Strakonice Districts and parts of Příbram, Klatovy, České Budějovice and Plzeň-South Districts)....Wikipedia (
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