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Encyclopedia > South Moravia
Jihomoravský kraj
Region (kraj) of Czech Republic (Česká republika)
Capital Ostrava
Area 7,062 (4th) km²
Population 1,138,200 (2002)
~ density ? inh./km²
 ? districts (okres): ?
Website www.kr-jihomoravsky.cz

South Moravian Region (Czech: Jihomoravský kraj) is an administrative unit (Czech: kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the south-western part of its historical region of Moravia, with exception Jobova Lhota, that belongs to Bohemia. Its capital is Brno. A kraj (plural: kraje) is the highest-level administrative unit in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and historically in Czechoslovakia. ... Ostrava ( ) (IPA: ) (German: Ostrau, Polish: Ostrawa) is the third largest city in the Czech Republic and the administrative center of the Moravian-Silesian Region. ... Slovakia is subdivided into 8 kraje (singular - kraj, usually translated as regions, but actually meaning rather county), each of which is named after their principal city. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Moravia in relation to the current kraje of the Czech Republic Moravia (Czech and Slovak: Morava, German: ( ), Hungarian: Morvaország, Polish: Morawy) is a historical region in the east of the Czech Republic. ... Flag of Bohemia Bohemia (Czech: ; German: ) is a historical region in central Europe, occupying the western and middle thirds of the Czech Republic. ... Brno ( ) (IPA: ) (German: Brünn) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic. ...


Cities of the South Moravian Region

Brno ( ) (IPA: ) (German: Brünn) is the second largest city in the Czech Republic. ... Blansko is city in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. ... Břeclav (German Lundenburg) is a town in the Czech Republic, southeast of Brno. ... Hodonín Hodonín is a town in southeast of Moravia, Czech Republic, Jihomoravský kraj region, on the Morava river. ... Location of Vyškov in the Czech Republic Vyškov is a city in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic. ... Coat of Arms Znojmo (German: Znaim) is a city in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, near the border with Lower Austria. ...

External links

  • Official website (in Czech)
  • Region statistics


Regions of the Czech Republic Flag of Czech Repubulic
Carlsbad | Central Bohemia | Hradec Králové | Liberec | Moravia-Silesia | Olomouc | Pardubice | Plzeň | Prague | South Bohemia | South Moravia | Ústí nad Labem | Vysočina | Zlín

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South Moravia travel guide - Wikitravel (530 words)
South Moravia is in Moravia, in the Czech Republic.
Brno aside, Southern Moravia is most famous for its wine.
Learning to read the bus tables is a bit confusing at first so be sure and ask for assistance, but once you've mastered the bus system you can get from village to village very easily.
South Moravia | CzechInvest (703 words)
The South Moravia region is successfully developing favourable conditions for both foreign and domestic investors; new industrial zones and parks are emerging, and existing ones are being enlarged.
Among the most popular tourist destinations in South Moravia are, for example, the Slavkov battlefield, Moravský kras north of Brno, the Punkva underground stream, and the riparian landscape with Europe's largest riparian forest in the southernmost part of Moravia in the area of the confluence of the Dyje and Morava rivers.
The natural borders of the district are comprised of the deep deciduous Ždánický forest and Chřiby Mountains to the north, and the White Carpathian Mountains to the south (The White Carpathians are registered as a UNESCO biosphere preserve, http://www.bilekarpaty.cz).
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