Zlín Region

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Zlín Region
Zlínský kraj
Region
Skyline of Zlín Region
Flag of Zlín Region
Flag
Coat of arms of Zlín Region
Coat of arms
Zlínský kraj in Czech Republic.svg
Country Czech Republic
Capital Zlín
Districts Uherské Hradiště District, Vsetín District, Zlín District
Government
 • Governor Stanislav Mišák
Area
 • Total 3,963.55 km2 (1,530.34 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,206 m (3,957 ft)
Population (March 2011)
 • Total 597,051
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CZ-ZL
Vehicle registration Z
Website http://www.kr-zlinsky.cz/
Districts of Zlín Region

Zlín Region (Czech: Zlínský kraj) is an administrative unit (Czech: kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the central-eastern part of the historical region of Moravia. It is named after its capital Zlín.

According to government statistics, the Zlín Region is the safest region in the Czech Republic; it has the lowest number of assaults, rapes, suicides and road accidents in the country.[1] Geologically the Zlin Region is within the Vizovice Highlands.

Districts[edit]

Cities and towns[edit]

Towns with a population of over 5,000 (as of March 1, 2003):

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kriminalita Zlínského kraje" (in Czech). Police of the Czech Republic. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 49°14′7.9″N 17°41′56.3″E / 49.235528°N 17.698972°E / 49.235528; 17.698972