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Czech Republic Flag The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in central Europe. It borders Austria, Germany, Poland, and Slovakia.

The total population of the Czech Republic, as of 2007, was estimated at 10,306,709. Around 2 million people lived in the country's capital, Prague, and the surrounding metropolitan area, with around 1.2 million of those living within the city itself.

The Czech Republic has long been an important industrialised country, and today the country is considered one of the most successful and stable of the post-Communist states. Today, the Czech Republic has a high income economy, and is a member of the European Union. Under European Union treaties, the Czech Republic is obligated to eventually join the eurozone, but this objective remains some way off, and at the moment the country continues to use its own currency, the Czech koruna.

Map of Czech Republic

Czech Republic Country Details


Country Name The Czech Republic
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Central Europe
Flag Czech Republic Flag
Principal Language Czech
Capital Prague
Major Towns/Cities
  • České Budějovice
  • Ústí nad Labem
  • Brno
  • Hrad Králové
  • Liberec
  • Olomouc
  • Ostrava
  • Pardubice
  • Plzeň
  • Prague (Capital)


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    Rick Steves Prague & The Czech Republic
    By Rick Steves

    RICK STEVES
    Released: 2017-04-04
    Paperback (364 pages)

    Rick Steves Prague & The Czech Republic
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    • RICK STEVES
    Product Description:
    You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Prague and the Czech Republic.

    With this book, you'll create your own unforgettable tour of the "Golden City of a Hundred Spires." Walk across Charles Bridge at twilight, stroll the grounds of Prague Castle, and wander through the city's stunning Old Town Square. Venture beyond Prague with day trips to the medieval villages of Bohemia. Visit local vintners in Moravia, where you can enjoy a wine-cellar serenade. Take a dip in the peat-bog spas of Trebon—a great way to relax after a busy day of sightseeing.

    Rick's candid, humorous advice guides you to good-value hotels and restaurants in charming neighborhoods and villages. He gives you no-nonsense information on where to go and which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
    Lonely Planet Prague & the Czech Republic (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet & Mark Baker

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    Paperback (352 pages)

    Lonely Planet Prague & the Czech Republic (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Prague & the Czech Republic is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Prague Castle, stroll across the Charles Bridge, and sample the best beer in the world, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Prague & the Czech Republic and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet's Prague & the Czech Republic Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - architecture, history, Czech lifestyle, film, literature, music, visual arts, theatre, beer.
    • Free, convenient pull-out Prague map (included in print version), plus over 50 maps
    • Covers Prague Castle & Hradcany, Mala Strana, Stare Mesto, Nova Mesto, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Plzen, Brno and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Prague & Czech Republic, our most comprehensive guide to Prague and the Czech Republic, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

    • Looking for just the highlights of Prague? Check out Pocket Prague, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Neil Wilson and Mark Baker.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    Fodor's Prague: with the Best of the Czech Republic (Full-color Travel Guide)
    By Fodor's Travel Guides

    FODORS
    Released: 2017-03-14
    Paperback (336 pages)

    Fodor s Prague: with the Best of the Czech Republic (Full-color Travel Guide)
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    Offering value, a vibrant nightlife scene, and one of the most beautiful old cities in all of Europe, it's no wonder that Prague is the single most-visited destination in Eastern Europe. The full-color Fodor's Prague guide provides all the recommendations and tips travelers need for exploring this picturesque city.
    Rick Steves Prague & the Czech Republic
    By Rick Steves

    Rick Steves
    Released: 2015-05-12
    Paperback (528 pages)

    Rick Steves Prague & the Czech Republic
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    Product Description:
    You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in Prague and the Czech Republic.

    With this book, you'll create your own unforgettable tour of the "Golden City of a Hundred Spires." Walk across Charles Bridge at twilight, stroll the grounds of Prague Castle, and wander through the city's stunning Old Town Square. Venture beyond Prague with day trips to the medieval villages of Bohemia. Visit local vintners in Moravia, where you can enjoy a wine-cellar serenade. Take a dip in the peat-bog spas of Trebon—a great way to relax after a busy day of sightseeing.

    Rick's candid, humorous advice guides you to good-value hotels and restaurants in charming neighborhoods and villages. He gives you no-nonsense information on where to go and which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.
    Czech Republic (National Geographic Adventure Map)
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    National Geographic Maps
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    Czech Republic (National Geographic Adventure Map)
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    Product Description:
    • Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map

    National Geographic’s Czech Republic Adventure Map provides global travelers with the perfect combination of detail and perspective in a highly functional travel tool. This expertly crafted map includes the locations of thousands of cities and towns with an index for easily locating them, plus a clearly marked road network complete with distances and designations for motorways, expressways, major roadways, secondary routes, and more. Specialty content to include hundreds of diverse and unique recreational, ecological, cultural, and historical destinations, make this map invaluable to travelers hoping to experience all the attractions the country has to offer. Among these varied points of interest are World Heritage sites, botanical gardens, zoos, museums, winter sports resorts, golf courses, archeological sites, monuments, castles, and churches.

    The eastern half of the country from the cities of Hradec Kralove, Havlickuv Brod, and Jihlava to the eastern border with Slovakia and Poland is shown on the front side of the print map. The reverse side details the western half of the country including its capital Prague, and the cities of Liberec, Kutna Hora, and Jindrichuv Hradec to the western border with Germany. Users will find a variety of helpful travel aids on this map as well, including the location of airports, airfields, railroads, and even some cable car routes.

    Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.

    • Map Scale = 1:380,000
    • Sheet Size = 25.5" x 37.75"
    • Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"

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