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Pardubice Region

Pardubický kraj
Region
Kunětická Hora from air
Kunětická Hora from air
Flag of Pardubice Region
Flag
Coat of arms of Pardubice Region
Coat of arms
Pardubický kraj in Czech Republic.svg
Country Czech Republic
Capital Pardubice
Area
 • Total 4,518.63 km2 (1,744.65 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,424 m (4,672 ft)
Population
 (2019-01-01)
 • Total 520,316
 • Density 115.14906/km2 (298.2347/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CZ-PA
Vehicle registration E
Website www.pardubickykraj.cz

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

Králický Sněžník (1,424 m) is the highest point in the region. The European Watershed runs through the region, where it separates the basins of the North Sea and the Black Sea.

Administrative divisions

The Pardubice Region is divided into 4 districts:

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Districts of Pardubice Region
   Chrudim
   Pardubice
   Svitavy
   Ústí Nad Orlicí

Places of interest

  • National Breeding Stud at Kladruby nad Labem
  • Králíky and Králický Sněžník National Nature Reserve
  • Kunětická Hora Castle
  • Lanškroun Pond Nature Park
  • Letohrad and its Museum of Crafts
  • Litomyšl with the Renaissance Chateau
  • Nové Hrady Chateau
  • Pardubice with the Pardubice Chateau and Grand Pardubice Steeplechase
  • Svojanov Castle
  • Veselý Kopec, the largest collection of folk architecture in Bohemia

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