Central Europe. Bordering Poland, Slovakia, Austria, Germany
78.886 sq km
Prague (1,5 million inhabitants)
1993 independence. 1999 NATO and 2004 member of EU.
Czech Koruna (CZK)
Important state in time of Premysls 12-13c. 14c Golden age under emperor Charles IV. 1918 joined with Slovakia in Czechoslovakia.
Continental with hot summers and cold and snowy winters.
Prague, Karlovy Vary, Marianske Lazne, Česky Krumlov, Telč, Hluboka castle, Konopište castle, Kutna Hora, Brno, Mikulov, Olomouc, Plzen and beer.
Politicaly is divided in 14 regions.