Cieszyn Silesia Euroregion

Presentation of the Euroregion in Brno (2010)

Euroregion Cieszyn Silesia (Polish: Euroregion Śląsk Cieszyński, Czech: Euroregion Těšínské Slezsko) is one of the euroregions (transnational co-operation structures) between Poland and Czech Republic. It has area of about 1,400 km² and more than 680,000 inhabitants. The largest cities are Jastrzębie Zdrój from Polish side and Havířov from Czech side. It was established on 22 April 1998.[1]

It comprises a large part of the historical region of Cieszyn Silesia:

Not the whole area of the historical Cieszyn Silesia region belongs to the euroregion, mainly Bielsko and Czechowice-Dziedzice and Frýdek with its surroundings, east of the Ostravice river, which belong to the Euroregion Beskydy.[3]

Strategic goals of Euroregion

See also

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