Hradec Králové Region

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hradec Králové
Královéhradecký kraj
Region
Skyline of Hradec Králové
Flag of Hradec Králové
Flag
Coat of arms of Hradec Králové
Coat of arms
Královéhradecký kraj in Czech Republic.svg
Country Czech Republic
Capital Hradec Králové
Districts Jičín District, Náchod District, Rychnov nad Kněžnou District, Trutnov District
Government
 • Governor Lubomír Franc
Area
 • Total 4,758.54 km2 (1,837.28 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,602 m (5,256 ft)
Population (03/2011)
 • Total 561,119
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CZ-KR
Vehicle registration H
Website http://www.kr-kralovehradecky.cz/
Districts of Hradec Králové Region

Hradec Králové Region (Czech: Královéhradecký kraj) is an administrative unit (Czech: kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the north-eastern part of its historical region of Bohemia. It is named after its capital Hradec Králové.

Neighbours south with Pardubice Region, south-west with Central Bohemian Region and west with Liberec Region. North neighbours with Polish Lower Silesian Voivodship.

The region is part of the so-called Black Triangle, an area of heavily industrialization and environmental damage on the three-way border of Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic.[1]

References[edit]

External links[edit]