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South Bohemian Region Czech Republic

South Bohemian Region is the focal point of administration and governance of the Czech Republic. The region encompasses an area of 10,056 sq. km and extends between the latitudinal parallel of 49°05'
North and the longitudinal parallel of 14°40' East. South Bohemian Region occupies substantial portions of southern Bohemia and southwestern Moravia. The political boundaries of the territory is formed by the countries of Austria and Germany on the south, Plzen, Central Bohemia, South Moravia and Vysocina on the west. Ceske Budejovice happens to be the capital of the region.

The Plechy region, sited deep within the Bohemian forest at an altitude of 1,387 above sea level marks the maximum altitude in the region while the Orlik Dam is the nadir. The principal rivers draining the South Bohemian region include the following:
  • Nezarka
  • Lomnice
  • Otava
  • Malse
  • Vltava
  • Luznice
The South Bohemian region is a popular tourist getaway. The Sumava National Park and innumerable hiking trails in the open countryside as well as the bike routes are irresistible temptations for adventure loving tourists.

Statistics for the year 2005 have revealed the population indices of the South Bohemian Region to be 6,26,870 with a net density of 62 per sq. km.