The Czech Republic lies mostly between latitudes 48° and 51° N and longitudes 12° and 19° E.. Bohemia, to the west, consists of a basin drained by the Elbe (Czech: Labe) and the Vltava rivers, surrounded by mostly low mountains, such as the Krkonoše range of the Sudetes.
The Czech Republic (Czech: Česká republika, pronounced [ˈtʃɛskaː ˈrɛpuˌblɪka] ) is a country in Central Europe. As of 2 May 2016 the official short name of the country is Czechia (Czech: Česko). The capital and the biggest city is Prague. The currency is the Czech Crown (koruna česká - CZK). €1 is about 25
The Czechs (Czech: Češi, pronounced [ˈtʃɛʃɪ]; singular masculine: Čech, singular feminine: Češka [ˈtʃɛʃka]), or the Czech people (Český národ), are a West Slavic ethnic group and a nation native to the Czech Republic in Central Europe, who share a common ancestry, culture, history, and Czech language.
Prague also hosts the Czech Beer Festival (Český pivní festival), which is the largest beer festival in the Czech Republic held for 17 days every year in May. At the festival, more than 70 brands of Czech beer can be tasted.
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This article is about the demographic features of the population of the Czech Republic, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, and religious affiliations.
With an estimated population of 10,665,677 as of 2018, compared to 9.3 million at the beginning of the 20th century, the population growth of the Czech Republic has been limited, due to low fertility rates and loss of population in and around World Wars I and II. Population loss during World War I was approximately 350,000. At the beginning of World War II the population of the Czech Republic reached its maximum. Due to the expulsion of the German residents after World War II, the Czech Republic
Demographic statistics according to the World Population Review in 2019. At the turn of the century, the Czech Republic had one of the lowest fertility rates in the world. While the fertility rate has moved towards European average, it is still well below replacement value and the growth is primarily driven by immigration. The country is currently growing at a very small 0.1% a year. 1. One birth every 5 minutes 2. One death every 5 minutes 3. One net migrant every 44 minutes 4. Net gain of one
The majority of the 10.7 million inhabitants of the Czech Republic are ethnically and linguistically Czech. They are descendants of Slavic people from the Black Sea-Carpathian region who settled in Bohemia, Moravia and parts of present-day Austria in the 6th century AD. Other ethnic groups include Germans, Gypsies, Poles, and Hungarians. Historical minorities like Germans and Poles are declining due to assimilation. While there is also a growing community from Vietnam community. Other ethnic com
- 8.9 births/1,000 population (2020)
- 0.004% (2020)
- 10.7 deaths/1,000 population (2020)
- 10,693,939 (1 January 2020)
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The Czech Republic's official formal and short names at the United Nations are Česká republika and Česko in Czech, and the Czech Republic and Czechia in English. All these names derive from the name of the Czechs, the West Slavic ethnic group native to the Czech lands. Czechia, the official English short name specified by the Czech government, is used by many international organisations and attested as early as 1841. However, most English speakers use Czech Republic in all contexts...
The country is named after the Czechs, a Slavic tribe residing in central Bohemia that subdued the surrounding tribes in the late 9th century and created the Czech/Bohemian state. The origin of the name of the tribe itself is unknown. According to legend, it comes from their leader Čech, who brought them to Bohemia. Research regards Čech as a derivative of the root čel-. Several variants of the name have been used over the centuries, due to the evolution of the Czech language. The ...
The historical English name of the country is Bohemia. This name derives from the Celtic tribe of Boii, who inhabited the area from the 4th century BC. Boiohaemum, as it was originally known in Latin, comes from the Germanic "Boi-haima", meaning "home of the Boii". The name survived all the later migrations affecting the area, including the arrival of the Slavs and the creation of the Czech state. In the 9th century, the country became officially known as the Duchy of Bohemia, changing to the Ki
The equivalent of the Czech short form Česko is in routine use by most other languages. In a few cases this form had historically been used for Bohemia. Other languages adopted new short forms such as تشيكيا Tshīkyā in Arabic. In most cases, the new form has more or less completely replaced the formal name for most usages. In Dutch the term Tsjechië has been used following the dissolution of the former Czechoslovakia, and is essentially the same as Czechia but adapted to match ...
According to the Act no. 129/2000 Coll. (Law on Regions) on higher-level territorial self-governing units (vyšší územní samosprávné celky), which implements Chapter VII of the Czech Constitution, the Czech Republic is divided into thirteen regions and one capital city (hlavní město) with regional status as of 1 January 2000.
The Czech Republic (Czech: Česká republika), Czechie (Czech: Česko, o Czechland) is a laundlockit kintra in Central Europe an is a member o the European Union.It haes a laund mairch wi Poland in the Nor-East, Germany in the Nor-Wast, Austrick in the sooth an Slovakie in the east.
The Czech Republic became the first country in the EU to introduce mandatory face cover (see policies section below).. 21 March – Deliveries of protective gear purchased by Czech Government in China started: a heavy cargo plane Antonov An-124 provided through NATO Support and Procurement Agency brought 100 tons of masks, respirators and coronavirus tests from China, while a China Eastern ...
The gun law in the Czech Republic is quite liberal. It is mostly caused by the fact that after the fall of communist regime people wanted to regain their rights to keep and bear arms and these needs resulted in passing quite liberal legislation in 1995, which surpassed the previous restrictive communist enactment.