Czech Republic
Czech Republic
ISO:   CZ
Country:   Czech Republic
Capital:   Prague
AreaSqKm:   78,866
Population:   10,476,000
Region:   EUR
Continent:   EU
tld:   .cz
CurrencyCode:   CZK
CurrencyName:   Koruna
Phone:   420
Languages:   cs sk en-ZZ
neighbours:   PL:DE:SK:AT
Time Zone:   GMT+1 (March – October +2).
 
Description:   The Czech Republic is located in central Europe between Poland, Germany, Austria and Slovakia. Although it is a relatively young country, (1993) Prague the capital is one of the best medieval cities in Europe. Prague has been an important trade centre /port for centuries and was one of the best cities in the Hapsburg Empire. Nowadays, with its plethora of museums, art galleries, shops, restaurants Prague is becoming a firm favourite as a city break destination for many Europeans. There is, however, much more to the Czech Republic then just Prague
 
Useful Links:   http://www.czechtourism.com/ This is the official web site for the Czech Tourism Board. On the home page, it has a list of destinations in their respective languages to choose from so if English is not your first language please look at the list to choose your preferred language. The information is very easy to follow and they have a good detailed visa section as well. One of the better tourism sites that we have found. http://www.mzv.cz/ This is the official site for the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs and has a list of all overseas Czech Embassies and consulates as well as those that are based in the Czech Republic. Good visa information. Visa application forms are downloadable direct form the site.

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