Students:Regional government group
Data and Information
Geography and People
District Most of region Ústí nad Labem. Inhabitants of whole district 117,000 (2007), city Most 67,000 (2009) . Usti region covers 5,335 km2, accounting for 6.8 % of the Czech Republic’s total area. Agricultural land covers nearly 52 %, forests cover 30 % and water areas 2 %.
Usti region has 820,000 inhabitants all in all. There are 46 cities, (80.7 % of its inhabitants) and 354 villages. Villages up 500 inhabitants represent 54 % of all villages in region, but there is living only 5,8 % of inhabitants.
POLITICAL CLIMATE IN MOST DISTRICT
The political party Mostečané Mostu controls the city council over the 5 past years. In the last municipal elections in 2010 Mostečané Mostu won 50.7% votes. That means the party holds 26 out of 45 mandates in city council. In fact, there is no opposition in Most and all parties are collaborating. The local media point to above standard reciprocal cooperation of these parties. The party is financially supported by the important local businessman Jiří Zelenka and most of their representatives comes from the Housing Association SBD Krušnohor which administrates 21 781 flat units in Most and Litvínov. More than half of the Most’s population lives in SBD Krušnohor´s flats. This party also stood at the beginning of another local political party Severočeši.cz which operates throughout Ústí nad Labem region and was registered 14th April 2008 and immediately got 13.2% votes in Ústí nad Labem region election in the same year. Severočeši.cz has not taken a clear position in question of breaking coal limits yet and is successfully avoiding answering it. The influence of Severočeši.cz is increasing and its people are preparing for the next region election in 2012. It already has to senators and many local councilors in many municipalities of Most district.