Hradec Králové region (Královéhradecký kraj) is situated in the northern part of the Czech Republic within the historical region of Bohemia. The capital of the same name, Hradec Králové, is set at the confluence of the Elbe and the Orlice rivers, and home to many interesting historical buildings such as the church of St. John and the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit. Among the region’s delightful towns is Jičín, declared a Municipal Reserve as it has an important historic centre.
The region Hradec Králové offers natural wonders, including the famous the Adršpach-Teplice Rocks and Elbe Spring, popular for hiking.
Population: over 551 thousand inhabitants
Capital: Hradec Králové
Other major cities: Trutnov, Náchod
Main attractions: Broumov monastery, Dvůr Králové Zoo, Josefov Fortress, Kost Castle, Ratibořice Château, Krkonoše National Park, Prachov Rocks, Adršpach-Teplice Rocks, Probošt's mechanical nativity scene, Adršpašské skalní město Park, Elbe Spring, Stachelberg fortress, White Tower, Spindler's Mill ski resort
Nearest Airports: Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG - Letiště Václava Havla Praha)