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Czech Republic
Česká republika  (Czech)
Motto: "Pravda vítězí" (Czech)
"Truth prevails"
Anthem: 
Location of the  Czech Republic  (dark green)– in Europe  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]
Location of the  Czech Republic  (dark green)

– in Europe  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Prague
50°05′N14°28′E / 50.083°N 14.467°E / 50.083; 14.467
Official languageCzech[1]
Officially recognised languages[2][3]
Ethnic groups(2011[4])
Religion
  • 44.7% undeclared
  • 34.5% non-religious
  • 10.4% Roman Catholic
  • 2.2% other Christians
  • 0.7% other religions
DemonymCzech
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional republic
Miloš Zeman
Andrej Babiš
LegislatureParliament
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Formation
c. 870
1198
• Czechoslovakia
(Independence from
Austria-Hungary)
28 October 1918
1 January 1969
• Czech Republic became independent
1 January 1993
1 May 2004
Area
• Total
78,866 km2 (30,450 sq mi) (115th)
• Water (%)
2
Population
• 2016 estimate
10,610,947 Increase[5] (84th)
• 2011 census
10,436,560[6]
• Density
134/km2 (347.1/sq mi) (87th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$368.659 billion[7] (50th)
• Per capita
$35,223[7] (39th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$196.068 billion[7] (49th)
• Per capita
$19,818[7] (41st)
Gini (2015)Positive decrease 25.0[8]
low · 5th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.878[9]
very high · 28th
CurrencyCzech koruna (CZK)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+420b
Patron saintSt. Wenceslaus
ISO 3166 codeCZ
Internet TLD.czc
  1. The question is rhetorical, implying "those places where my homeland lies".
  2. Code 42 was shared with Slovakia until 1997.
  3. Also .eu, shared with other European Union member states.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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