Prague; population 1.2 million
299 000 sq km
78,866 sq km (30,450 sq mi)
Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Poland
GMT + 1 / Daylight Savings Time observed
Czech Crown koruna (CZK) = 100 hellers (hal)
Foreign Languages Spoken:
English (younger generation), German (older generation); some Italian, French, Spanish
Atheist/Agnostic 59%, Roman Catholic 27%, Protestant 2%, Other 12%
Parliamentary democracy with president as the head of state and prime minister as the head of government.
Temperate. Cool to warm May - September (showers and thunderstorms common), mostly chilly October, March and April (rain or snow possible), cold, cloudy and wet with snow and freezing temperatures November - February; skiing December – March.
230 Volts/50 Hz
Country Calling Code:
Passport required (includes citizens of EU member countries)
Freeway pass (dálniční známka) required (available at the customs and gas stations)