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Czech Republic

Czech Republic You may have heard this before but it's still so true, Czechs like to party, party, party. The regions of Moravia and Bohemia make the Czech Republic, a country gifted with numerous castles, beautiful and charming cities and great and open people. Come and "Czech" it out by yourself. You'll be wanting to come back every chance you get.

Area: 78.866 Km²
Population: 10.216.000
Density: 130 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary Republic
Capital: Prague (1.169.000 pop.)
Major cities: Brno 369.500 pop., Ostrava 313.000 pop., Plzen 164.200 pop., Olomouc 101.300 pop.
Ethnic majority: Czech 90,5%, Moravian 3,5%, Slovak 2%, Polish, German, Romanian, Silesian and others 4%
Border countries: Poland NORTH, Germany NORTH and WEST, Austria and Slovakia SOUTH

Principal mountains: Mount Snezka 1602 m
Principal rivers: Moldava (Vltava) 433 Km, Elbe (Labe) 370 Km (czech tract, total 1165 Km)
Principal lakes: Lipno (artificial) 48,7 Km²
Principal islands: -
Climate: Continental temperate

Language: Czech (official), Slovak, Polish, German, Romanian
Religion: Atheist 59%, Catholic 27%, Evangelical Church of Czech 2%, Hussite 2%, other 10%
Currency: Czech Koruna (CZK)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 1/5, 8/5, 5/7, 6/7, 28/9, 28/10, 17/11, 24/12, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00420
GMT: +1

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