The Štětí region covers the town of Štětí and its surroundings with the adjacent villages, particularly northwards. The town of Štětí is the industrial and cultural centre of the region. The largest paper production company in Bohemia is located in Štětí. The biggest cultural event in the town is the FEDO National Brass Music Orchestra Festival held biannually at the end of June. In the rural areas of the Štětí region you can find typical examples of folk architecture, sacral structures as well as points of natural interest. Another significant and dominant feature of the region is the Račice Sports Area, the venue for the world rowing and speed canoe championships.