Karlovy Vary Region

The Karlovy Vary Region, called in Czech Karlovarský kraj, is an administrative region in western Bohemia. Its capital is the magnificent town Karlovy Vary, known internationally also as Karlsbad or Carlsbad. The region is divided into the following districts (okresy): Cheb, Karlovy Vary and Sokolov.

Karlovy Vary Region on the Map
Czech Name
Karlovarský kraj
Capital City
Karlovy Vary
approx. 303,000
3,314.46 km2 (1,279.72 sq mi)
Highest Elevation
Klínovec: 1,244 m (4,081 ft)
Karlovy Vary Region Coat of Arms

This region is famous for the numerous spas located there. Best known of the spa towns are the aforementioned Karlovy Vary, and also Mariánské Lázně and Františkovy Lázně. The Karlovy Vary Region is very popular among tourists. Below are some great places in this region.

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