Plzeň Region

region of the Czech Republic

Plzeň Region is a region in the Czech Republic. The capital city is Plzeň.

Plzeň Region
Plzeňský kraj
Fountain in the Main Square of Plzeň
Fountain in the Main Square of Plzeň
Flag of Plzeň Region
Coat of arms of Plzeň Region
Plzenský kraj in Czech Republic.svg
CountryCzech Republic
 • Total7,561 km2 (2,919 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,370 m (4,490 ft)
 • Total584,672
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCZ-PL
Vehicle registrationP

The southern part of the region has the drainage basin for the Otava River. The northern part, especially around Plzeň, is more industrial.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The Plzeň Region is divided into 7 districts (Czech: okresy):

Districts of Plzeň Region
  Plzeň City
  Plzeň-Jih (Plzeň-South)
  Plzeň-Sever (Plzeň-North)


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