General information - Czech republic...
Official local name: ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA
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Form of government and administration: parliamentary democracy
Area: 78,864 sq km/30,449 sq miles
Capital: PRAHA -PRAGUE (1,2 million inhabitants)
Population: 10,31 million (July 1997); density: cca 131 inhab. per sq km
Geographical position: 50° 00´ N; 15° 00´ E
Time zone: GMT + 1 or 2 hrs (summer time - from cca end of March to cca end of October)
Curency: 1 koruna česká; The Czech koruna, 1 Kč = 100 haléřů, was made fully
convertible in 1996. Banknotes come in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 5000 Kč;
coins are of 10, 20, 50, haléřů (hellers) and 10, 20, and 50 Kč.
National Holiday: October 28th (Indepence Day), January 1st (New Year’s Day), May 1st
(Labour Day), May 8th (Liberation Day), July 5th (St Cyril and St Methodius Day), July 6th
(Jan Hus Day), 28th October (Republic Day), December 24-26th.
Official language: čeština - Czech; slavonic language
National Anthem: Kde domov můj? (Where is my home?) 1919; music by F. Škroup (1834)
International Dialing Code: +420 .........
National Airline Company: Czech Airlines - CSA
History of this country