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South Bohemian Region

Capital:Ceske Budejovice
Area:10,056 km²
Inhabitants:625,267 (2001)
Pop. density:62 inh./km²
ISO 3166-2:CZ-JC

South Bohemia (Czech Jihočeský kraj) is a region (kraj) in the Czech Republic. The region borders (from the west clockwise) the regions Plzen, Central Bohemia, Vysocina and South Moravia. To the south it borders Austria and Germany.

The region is subdivided into the districts České Budějovice, Český Krumlov, Jindřichův Hradec, Písek, Prachatice, Strakonice and Tábor.


The highest elevation in the region is the 1378 m high Plechý in the Bohemian Forest, the lowest elevation with 350 m above seas level is at the Orlická dam.

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