Czech Republic

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General Information

 

The Czech Republic  

Location

Central Europe

Border countries

Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Germany

Area

78,866 km2

Population

10.2 million

Capital

Prague

Official language

Czech

Administrative division

the Czech Republic is divided into thirteen regions  and the capital city of Prague.

Political system

Parliamentary republic

President

Milos Zeman

Prime minister

Petr Nečas

Parliament

The Parliament is bicameral, with the Chamber of Deputies  (200 members) and the Senate  (81 members).

Currency

Czech koruna (CZK)

Time

CET (UTC+1)

Calling code

420

Internet TLD

.cz

Electricity

230 V

Religion

Roman Catholic 26.8%, Protestant 2.1%, other 3.3%, unspecified 8.8%, unaffiliated 59%

Ethnic groups

90.5% Czechs, 3.7% Moravians, 1.9% Slovaks, 3.9% others and unspecified

International organisations

  • member of the European Union;
  • NATO;
  • the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD);
  • the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE);
  • the Council of Europe and others.

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