Geografie 1988, 93, 121-128

If Geography, why not Regional?

Alois Hynek

Katedra geografie, Přírodovědecká fakulta UJEP, Kotlářská 2, 611 37 Brno, Czechia

The paper deals with the conception of regional geography based on the knowledge of representation, links with the regional spatial level of the landscape sphere. The problems of formalization, methodology and content are discussed. Georegions, geosystems, and landscapes are considered as key concepts of geography, reflecting the geographical reality, social relevance of geography. Geographical knowledge should be used for a sustainable socioeconomic and ecological development in cultural landscape solving also regional problems.