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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.

Flag and Coat of Arms:

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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)
Capital:
Prague [Population: 1,300,000]
Major cities:
Brno, Ostrava
Language/Alphabet:
Czech/Latin
Climate:
Continental; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters

Celebration of the National Day of the Czech Republic

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The Ambassador of the Czech Republic Katerina Lukesova has the honor of inviting you to the celebration of the National Day, which will be held by means of a virtual concert. more ►

Czech State Holidays

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bogota will be closed during State holidays listed below. more ►