• Officially: Czech Republic
  • Capital: Prague

Facts

  • Population 10.6 million
    • 64.3% of which are Czechs while the rest are Slovaks, Moravians, Ukrainians and others.
  • Language: Czech
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 83 years (women)
  • Currency: Czech koruna (CZK)
    • Czechia is currently preparing to adopt theย euro.
  • Member of the European Union since 1 May 2004

Geography

  • Area: 78,866 sq km (30,450 sq miles)
  • A central European country
  • Bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.

Tourism

  • This country has been a Schengen area member since 21 December 2007
  • Tourism is very important source of income
  • Prague listed as the fifth most visited city located in the old continent.
    • Take in the lights, strolling musicians, and old-world charm of Prague

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