Ten fun facts about Czech Republic


Fact 1
The capital and largest city of the Czech Republic is Prague. The official language is Czech.

Fact 2
About 59% of the population is agnostic, atheist or non-believers. About 26.8% are Roman Catholics while 2.5% are Protestant. About 92% of the total population of the country is Czechs.

Fact 3
The currency used in the country is Koruna.


Fact 4
The heaviest consumers of beer in the world are Czechs. They have the second highest death rate for cancer in the EU (after Hungary).

Fact 5
Some of the most renowned spa towns are in the Czech Republic. The famous ones are those of Karlovby Vary (Karlsbad), Frantiskovy Lazne (Franzensbad) and Teplice (Teplitz.)

Fact 6
There are over 2,000 castles, keeps and castle ruins in the Czech Republic. It is regarded as the castle capital of the world.

Fact 7
The Czech Republic is the second richest Eastern European country after miniscule Slovenia. It has 46 airports with paved runways with 6 of them providing international air services.

Fact 8
It is one of the top 10 countries worldwide in terms of the fastest average internet speed.

Fact 9
The natural resources found in the Czech Republic are soft and hard coal, clay, kaolin, graphite and timber.

Fact 10
Czech is famous for its crystal fine art, wooden toys, garnets, hand-knit shawls, handmade tablecloths and puppets, painted eggs, china and antiques.


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Short about Czech Republic
Is a European country almost surrounded entirely by mountains except to the south, toward Austria and Slovakia.


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Population
10,517,400

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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