City government. Prague is automously administered by the Prague City Assembly, which is elected through municipal elections and consists of 55 to 70 members. Executive body of Prague, elected by the Assembly is a Prague City Council. The municipal office of Prague is called Prague City Hall.
- 7th century
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- Czech Republic
The four independent boroughs that had formerly constituted Prague were eventually proclaimed a single city in 1784. Those four cities were Hradčany (the Castle District, west and north of the Castle), Little Quarter (Malá Strana, south of the Castle), Old Town (Staré Město, on the east bank opposite the Castle) and New Town (Nové Město, further south and east).
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Currently, Prague has two banks, one hospital, one nursing home, 15 churches, a cemetery, golf course, public swimming pool, an expanding public school system, a 400-acre city lake with hiking and horseback riding trails, rodeo grounds, an airport,public library, multiple sporting facilities, a park and many stores and restaurants.
- Prague is the defenestration capital of the world. If you’re like me, you probably love a good defenestration. Two of the most famous defenestrations in world history both occurred in Prague.
- The Czech Republic is west of the west. During the Cold War, Czechoslovakia was considered part of Eastern Europe. However, Prague is actually further west than Vienna, Austria, which is considered part of Western Europe.
- It’s the #1 beer-drinking country in the world. The Czechs drink more beer per capita than anyone else in the world, consuming on average 43 gallons (160 liters) per person, per year.
- You’ve heard of many famous Czechs. At first blush, you may not think that you’ve ever known someone from the Czech Republic, but while that might be true, you’ve probably heard of and admired at least some of them.
In 1348, the University of Prague was founded by Charles IV. Since the late 14th century its main seat has been in Carolinum located in the Old Town of Prague. In 1357, Charles IV commenced building of a new bridge over the Vltava river connecting the Old Town with the Lesser Town of Prague.
May 13, 2013 · minutes of the prague city council meeting in regular session in the council chambers of the prague municipal building, 820 jim thorpe blvd., prague, oklahoma, on monday, may 13, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. notice given and posted in prague municipal building on friday, may 10, 2013
Sep 17, 2020 · Prague City Council has voted in favour of a decree banning all electronic and mechanical gambling machines in the Czech capital from 2024. The decree was approved by the legislature earlier in the week and only needed councillors’ approval. Councillors say they approved the decree in a bid to tackle problem gambling.
Prague City Council has voted to approve a decree banning all technical gambling games – including slot machines – in the Czech Republic’s capital city from 2024. The decree, which was last week also given the green light by lawmakers in the city, will prohibit mechanical, electromechanical and electronic games, including slot machines and video lottery […]
"The memorial to the victims of communism is dedicated to all victims not only those who were jailed or executed but also those whose lives were ruined by totalitarian despotism" On February 24, 2018, the adjacent pedestrian way to the memorial was named "Alej obětí totality" as suggested to the Prague City Council by Ivan Margolius .