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Carlsbad Region

Karlovy Vary
Karlovarský kraj
Region

Coat of arms
Country Czech Republic
Capital Karlovy Vary
Districts Karlovy Vary District, Sokolov District
Government
 • Governor Josef Novotný
Area
 • Total 3,314 km2 (1,280 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,244 m (4,081 ft)
Population (03/2011)
 • Total 314,441
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CZ-KA
Vehicle registration K
Website http://www.kr-karlovarsky.cz/


Karlovy Vary Region (Czech: Karlovarský kraj) is an administrative unit (Czech: kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the westernmost part of its historical region of Bohemia. It is named after its capital Karlovy Vary. The region is world famous for its spas (Karlovy Vary, Mariánské Lázně and others).

It is the only current region of Czech Republic situated completely inside the former majority German-speaking region of Sudetenland.

Cities and towns

External links

  • Official website
  • Karlovy Vary photos and sights to visit

Coordinates: 50°13′42″N 12°58′00″E / 50.2283°N 12.9667°E / 50.2283; 12.9667

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