Czech Republic: Basic Facts & Profile

Czech Republic is a stable country that is mostly hills and mountains in about 95% of the country. This makes it perfect for winter sports such as skiing and snowbaording and during mild seasons mountain biking and hiking. It is a landlocked country bordered by Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia.

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Capital: Prague; (largest city)
Leader: President: Milos Zeman
Leader: Prime Minister: Bohuslav Sobotka
Government type: Parliamentary Republic
Population: 10.6 million .est (Source: United Nations)
Languages: Czech 94%,Slovak 6%.
Ethnic Diversity: Czech (90.4% or 9.25 million); Moravian (greater than 380,000); Slovak (193,000); Roma (171,000); Polish (52,000); German (39,000); Ukrainian (22,000) and Vietnamese (18,000)..
Life Expectancy: 75 years (men), 81 years (women) (source: BBC)
Official Currency: Koruna (CZK)
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a temperate climate; cold, cloudy, humid winters; warm summers.

National Holiday: 28 October - Czech Founding Day
Religion: Roman Catholic 68%, Calvinist 21%, Lutheran 4%, Jewish 1%, others, including Baptist Adventist, Pentecostal, Unitarian 3%
Area: total: 78,866 sq km (30,450 sq miles)
Country Dialing Code: +420
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