Pardubice is the capital city of the Pardubice Region and lies on the river Elbe, 96 kilometers east of Prague. If we want to talk about Pardubice we can talk about two side of it.
The first one. Pardubice is called the city of industry because it is specialized at chemical industry, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. The main product in Pardubice is known explosive substance called Semtex from a company Paramo and Synthesia.
And the second one because of sport events. The most known sport events are the Great Pardubice Steeplechase (Velká Pardubická), Golden Helmet of Pardubice and Motorcycle speedway.