Olomouc Region

Olomouc Region (Czech: Olomoucký kraj; German: Olmützer Region, pronounced [ˈɔlmʏt͡sɐ ʁeˈɡi̯oːn]; Polish: Kraj ołomuniecki) is an administrative unit (Czech: kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the north-western and central part of its historical region of Moravia (Morava) and in a small part of the historical region of Czech Silesia (České Slezsko). It is named for its capital Olomouc.

Olomouc Region
Olomoucký kraj
Olomouc
CountryCzech Republic
CapitalOlomouc
DistrictsJeseník District, Olomouc District, Přerov District, Prostějov District, Šumperk District
Government
  GovernorJosef Suchánek (STAN)
Area
  Total5,266.57 km2 (2,033.43 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,492 m (4,895 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01[1])
  Total632,492
  Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCZ-OL
Vehicle registrationM
Websitewww.kr-olomoucky.cz

Olomouc region borders with the Moravian-Silesian Region (in the east), Zlín Region (in the south-east), South Moravian Region (in the south-west) and Pardubice Region (in the west). Furthermore, the region shares a 104 km long border with Poland (in the north).


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