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Czech Republic at a Glance

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The country is bordered by Poland to the north, Germany to the west, Austria to the south and Slovakia to the east. Its capital and largest city, with 1.3 million inhabitants, is Prague. The Czech Republic includes the historical territories of Bohemia and Moravia and a small part of Silesia.

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Political System:

Parliamentary democracy

Time Zone:

Continental European Time (GMT+1)

Area:

78,864 sq. km

Population:

approx. 10 512 000

People:

The Czechs with minorities of Slovaks, Poles and Germans.

Mains Electricity:

220 V, 50 Hz

Television Standard:

PAL B, G

Currency:

Koruna (Kc) - Czech Crown (CZK)

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Capital:

Prague [Population: 1,300,000]

Major cities:

Brno, Ostrava

Language/Alphabet:

Czech/Latin

Climate:

Continental; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters

Features:

Bohemian forest, castles, spas, lakes & rivers

For more information on political system, history, education and current issues please visit the Wikipedia.

 

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