South Moravian Region

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South Moravian Region

Jihomoravský kraj
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Flag of South Moravian Region
Flag
Coat of arms of South Moravian Region
Coat of arms
Jihomoravský kraj in Czech Republic.svg
CountryCzech Republic
CapitalBrno
Area
 • Total7,187.8 km2 (2,775.2 sq mi)
Highest elevation
819 m (2,687 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total1,187,667
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCZ-64
Vehicle registrationB
Websitewww.kr-jihomoravsky.cz

The South Moravian Region is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic. The capital city is Brno.

The region is famous for its wine production. The area around the towns of Mikulov, Znojmo, Velké Pavlovice along with the Slovácko region provide 94% of the Czech Republic's vineyards.

Podyjí National Park is situated in the south-eastern part of the region.

Administrative divisions[change | change source]

The South Moravian Region is divided into 7 districts:

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Districts of South Moravia Region
  Blansko
  Břeclav
  Brno City
  Brno-Venkov (Brno Country)
  Hodonín
  Vyškov
  Znojmo

Places of interest[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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

Coordinates: 49°10′N 16°35′E / 49.167°N 16.583°E / 49.167; 16.583