Czech Republic profile

Zeliv Monastery in Czech Republic The Czech Republic has a rich architectural heritage
  • Full name: Czech Republic
  • Population: 10.6 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Prague
  • Area: 78,866 sq km (30,450 sq miles)
  • Major language: Czech
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 75 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 koruna (Kc) = 100 halers
  • Main exports: Manufactured goods, machinery, cars and transport equipment, beer
  • GNI per capita: US $18,700 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .cz
  • International dialling code: +420

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