Mazovia Region (PL)
Mazovia is a province in Poland with the metropolitan area of Warsaw at its centre. The region is home to 5.5 million residents in an area of 36 thousand km2. Mazovia is a region of beautiful river valleys, the dynamic capital city and 5 subregional cities, as well as fields and orchards. In the last two decades it has been one of the most rapidly developing regions in the EU.
Île-de-France Region (FR)
Île-de-France is a region in France, centred around Paris. The region covers an area of more than 12000km2 and has a population of 12.3 million. It is made up of 75% natural areas and 25% urban areas, spread in a heterogeneous way over its territory, which is at once urban, peri-urban and rural. It serves as the economic, political, and cultural heart of France, attracting millions of tourists each year. The region is renowned for its iconic landmarks, world-class museums, and vibrant arts scene.
Surrey is a county located in the southeastern part of England, United Kingdom. It is known for its green spaces and a mix of urban and countryside living. It contains 1.2 million people and covers an area of 1663 km2.
South Moravia (CZ)
South Moravia, Czechia, is a region situated in the southeastern part of the country and is characterized by its rolling hills, wine production, and the meandering Morava River. With a total of 7 districts and nearly 700 municipalities, approximately 1.3 million people live in the region.
Three Countries Park (DE, BE, NL)
The Three Countries Park is a landscape area and partnership located at the intersection of Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. The lead partner, Euregio Meuse-Rhine (EMR), is the cross-border cooperation organization (European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation) that aims to enhance sustainable regional development, quality of life, and cultural exchange among these neighbouring regions. Within the territory of the EMR (covering about 11.000 km2 with a population of nearly 4 million), the Three Countries Park area constitutes the peri-urban heart hosting about 2.4 million of its inhabitants. Several cities like Liège (BE), Aachen (DE), and Maastricht (NL) are embedded in a beautiful hilly hedge landscape stretching over 3500 km2 across the borders.
Flanders is a primarily Dutch-speaking province in northern Belgium. With a population of 6.5 million and a total area of 13,500 km2, the region accounts for 57% of the country’s total population and 45% of Belgium’s territory, making it one of the most densely populated regions in Europe. It is a region of economic significance and is home to a mix of urban centres, picturesque towns, and scenic countryside.