The Northwest Region consists of two NUTS III regions (Karlovy Vary Region and Ústí nad Labem Region). These two regions together have 1.1m inhabitants with the main concentration of population in the Karlovy Vary metropolitan area and in the Ústí Region conurbation.
The Northwest region is situated on the border of the Czech Republic (CR) and Germany. The importance of the region is historically given by its considerable natural resources, in particular brown coa ...MORE
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The region can be characterised by high concentration of industrial zones. The region has the highest total surface area of industrial zones among all the Czech regions. Relatively large inflow of for ...MORE
The Northwest Region’s main activity is the implementation and administration of the Regional Operational Programme of the Northwest region (ROP Northwest). In fact, this is the only activity and purp ...MORE
NUTS II regions in the Czech Republic are created and assigned to obtain funding from the EU and have no limited influence on NUTS III self-government. Regional Operational Programmes are generally fo ...MORE