|Districts||Jihlava District, Pelh?imov District, T?ebí? District, ár nad Sázavou District, Havlí?k?v Brod District|
|o Governor||Vít?zslav Schrek (ODS)|
|o Total||6,795.56 km2 (2,623.78 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||837 m (2,746 ft)|
|o Density||75/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||CZ-VY|
The Vyso?ina Region (IPA: ['v?sotna]; Czech: Kraj Vyso?ina "Highlands Region", German: Region Hochland) is an administrative unit (Czech: kraj) of the Czech Republic, located partly in the south-eastern part of the historical region of Bohemia and partly in the south-west of the historical region of Moravia. Its capital is Jihlava.
The region is the location of two mountain ranges, árské vrchy and Jihlavské vrchy, both part of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. The Vyso?ina Region is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the most in any region in the Czech Republic. The region is one of just three in the country (the others being Prague and the Central Bohemian Region) which does not have a border with a foreign country.
The Vyso?ina Region is divided into 5 districts:
As of 1 January 2019 the population of the Vyso?ina Region was 509,274, which was the third lowest out of regions in the Czech Republic. 49.7% of population were males, which was the highest share in the Czech Republic. The density of Vyso?ina Region is the second lowest in the Czech Republic (75 inhabitants per km2).
The table shows cities and towns in the region with the largest population (as of January 1, 2019):
|Havlí?k?v Brod||23,256||65||Havlí?k?v Brod District|
|ár nad Sázavou||20,847||37||ár nad Sázavou District|
|Velké Mezi?í?í||11,484||41||ár nad Sázavou District|
|Nové M?sto na Morav?||10,098||61||ár nad Sázavou District|
|Chot?bo?||9,250||54||Havlí?k?v Brod District|
|Byst?ice nad Pern?tejnem||8,110||53||ár nad Sázavou District|
With three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the region is home to more of these than any other region of the Czech Republic. These are the historical centre of Tel?, the Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk in ár nad Sázavou and the Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in T?ebí?.
The Vyso?ina Region is intersected by the D1 motorway, which passes through Jihlava on the way between Prague and Brno. A total of 93 km (58 mi) of motorway is present in the region. The length of operated railway lines in the region is 622 km (386 mi). In 2014 a plan was announced by which a high-speed train, capable of reaching speeds of 350 km/h (220 mph) would run through the region, involving a total of four stops within the territory. Construction is projected to begin in 2025.
In the Vyso?ina Region there are two organisations providing further education, namely College of Polytechnics Jihlava and Westmoravian College T?ebí?. The College of Polytechnics Jihlava is the only public college in the region, whereas Westmoravian College T?ebí? is a private institution, established in 2003.