Vysočina Region boasts natural beauty and UNESCO sites

Vysočina, sometimes known as the Czech Highlands, lies in the very centre of the country, where Bohemia meets Moravia. The country’s fifth largest region is famous for its untouched natural beauty, clean environment and numerous historical monuments, three of which are UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites.

Facts about Vysočina Region:

  • Area: 6,800 square kilometers
  • Population:  500,000
  • The GDP per capita: 80% of the EU average
  • Regional government: Jihlava
  • Three UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Forests rich
  • 3,500 artificial lakes and ponds
Author: Vít Pohanka


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