Eight interesting facts about South Moravia
The Czech Statistical Office has published its yearly report featuring facts about the South Moravian Region from 2017. Photo credit: Casadei Graphics
Brno, Jun 5 (BD) – The Statistical Yearbook of the Jihomoravský Region is a key publication of the Regional Office of the Czech Statistical Office in Brno. It offers an overview of economic activity and other statistical categories from available existing data.
The main sources for the report are state statistical surveys, as well as data from the Czech Statistical Office, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports, the Ministry of Health, the Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic, and the Ministry of Transport.
So what are the ‘bests of’ the South Moravian Region, according to the report?
With regards to geographical facts, the highest altitude in the region is a mountain called Durda (842 metres above sea level) in the Hodonín District.
Břeclav District is the lowest area in the region, with its municipality of Lanžhot being just 150 metres above sea level. The lowest point is where the Dyje and Morava Rivers meet.
As you might expect,the most populated municipality is Brno (Brno-město District), with a population of 377,973 inhabitants, while the least populated municipality is Lhota u Olešnice, in Blansko District, with only 39 inhabitants.
The municipality with the highest average age (56.9 years) is Podhradí nad Dyjí, where the number of inhabitants is 52, in the Brno-venkov District. The municipality with the lowest average age (35.3 years) is Popůvky, which has a population of 1,532 inhabitants, in Brno-venkov District.
Now that we have found out more about the people, let’s look at the climate.
Brno’s position in Central Europe means that winters in the Czech Republic can be very cold, while summer temperatures usually do not exceed 35°C. The hottest month in 2017 was July, when the temperature once reached a high of 35.3 °C, recorded at the weather station in Kuchařovice. The coldest day in South Moravia was January 22, when the temperature dropped to -13.7 °C, recorded at the weather stations in Kobylí and Kuchařovice.
The full report can be found on this link.
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