Beroun is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It is the administrative centre of Beroun District. It is located about 30 kilometres southwest of Prague at the confluence of Berounka and Litavka rivers. The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area. As of 2011, it has a population of 18,930.
Beroun lies on the D5 motorway, which connects Prague with Plzeň and, farther afield, with the German border and the Bundesautobahn 6 to Nuremberg, part of the European route E50.