South Bohemian Region

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South Bohemia Region

Jihočeský kraj
Jindřichův Hradec castle
Jindřichův Hradec castle
Flag of South Bohemia Region
Flag
Coat of arms of South Bohemia Region
Coat of arms
Jihoceský kraj in Czech Republic.svg
CountryCzech Republic
CapitalČeské Budějovice
Area
 • Total10,056.79 km2 (3,882.95 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,378 m (4,521 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total642,133
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCZ-JC
Vehicle registrationC
Websitewww.kraj-jihocesky.cz

South Bohemia is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic. The capital city is České Budějovice.

The Bohemian Forest is in the south-west. The region is located in the drainage basin of Vltava river. Other significant rivers are Malše, Lužnice, Otava, Nežárka and Lomnice. South Bohemia is famous for its countless ponds. Rožmberk Pond is the largest one. Much of Šumava National Park is also in the region.

The region is divided into 7 districts:

South Bohemia districts.png
Districts of South Bohemia Region
  České Budějovice
  Český Krumlov
  Jindřichův Hradec
  Písek
  Prachatice
  Strakonice
  Tábor

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population of territorial units of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.