Vysočina Region

region of the Czech Republic

The Vysočina Region is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic. The capital city is Jihlava.

Vysočina Region
Kraj Vysočina
Flag of Vysočina Region
Coat of arms of Vysočina Region
CountryCzech Republic
CapitalJihlava
Area
 • Total6,795.56 km2 (2,623.78 sq mi)
Highest elevation
837 m (2,746 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
 • Total509,274
 • Density75/km2 (190/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCZ-VY
Vehicle registrationJ
Websitewww.kr-vysocina.cz

The region is the location of two mountain ranges, Žďárské vrchy and Jihlavské vrchy. It also has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the historical centre of Telč, the Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk in Žďár nad Sázavou, and the Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč.[2]

Administrative divisions

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The Vysočina Region is divided into 5 districts:

Districts of Vysočina Region
  Havlíčkův Brod
  Jihlava
  Pelhřimov
  Třebíč
  Žďár Nad Sázavou

References

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  1. "Population of territorial units of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. "Vysočina: kraj s nejvyšším počtem památek UNESCO" [Vysočina: region with the highest number of UNESCO monuments]. Právo (in Czech). Novinky.cz. 25 January 2007. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 22 April 2014.

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