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Olomouc Region
Olomoucký kraj
Region
Olomouc
Olomouc
Flag of Olomouc Region
Flag
Coat of arms of Olomouc Region
Coat of arms
Olomoucký kraj in Czech Republic.svg
Country Czech Republic
Area
 • Total 5,266.57 km2 (2,033.43 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,492 m (4,895 ft)
Population (2019-01-01)
 • Total 632,492
 • Density 120.09562/km2 (311.0462/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CZ-OL
Vehicle registration M
Website www.kr-olomoucky.cz

Olomouc Region is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic. The capital city is Olomouc.

The Jeseníky mountains are in the north of the region. The Morava river flows through the region.

Administrative divisions

The Olomouc Region is divided into 5 districts:

Olomouc districts.png
Districts of Olomouc Region
   Jeseník
   Olomuc
   Přerov
   Prostějov
   Šumperk

Places of interest

Hanacky kroj zeny 1
National costume of Hanakia
  • Bouzov Castle
  • Hanakian region with its folkways, folklore shows and festivals that are organised in Náměšť, Prostějov, Kojetín, etc.
  • Helfštýn castle
  • Jánský vrch château

Coordinates: 49°43′N 17°07′E / 49.72°N 17.11°E / 49.72; 17.11

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