Basic information on the Czech Republic
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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Continental European Time (GMT+1)
78,864 sq. km
approx. 10 512 000
The Czechs with minorities of Slovaks, Poles and Germans.
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Koruna (Kc) - Czech Crown (CZK)
Prague [Population: 1,300,000]
Continental; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters
Bohemian forest, castles, spas, lakes & rivers
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