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Plzeň Region
Plzeňský kraj
Region
Fountain in the Main Square of Plzeň
Fountain in the Main Square of Plzeň
Flag of Plzeň Region
Flag
Coat of arms of Plzeň Region
Coat of arms
Plzenský kraj in Czech Republic.svg
Country Czech Republic
Area
 • Total 7,561 km2 (2,919 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,370 m (4,490 ft)
Population (2019-01-01)
 • Total 584,672
 • Density 77.327/km2 (200.277/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CZ-PL
Vehicle registration P
Website www.kr-plzensky.cz

Plzeň Region is a region in the Czech Republic. The capital city is Plzeň.

The southern part of the region has the drainage basin for the Otava River. The northern part, especially around Plzeň, is more industrial.

Administrative divisions

The Plzeň Region is divided into 7 districts (Czech: okresy):

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Districts of Plzeň Region
   Domažlice
   Klatovy
   Plzeň City
   Plzeň-Jih (Plzeň-South)
   Plzeň-Sever (Plzeň-North)
   Rokycany
   Tachov


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