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Facts and Figures

Czech Republic in figures

Population: 10.6 million

Area: 30,450 sq. miles

Founded: January 1, 1993

Capital: Prague: population of 1.4 million

Official language: Czech

Currency: Czech Koruna

Government Type: Parliamentary democratic republic

Motto: “Pravda vítězí” Truth prevails

President: Miloš Zeman

Prime Minister: Bohuslav Sobotka

For more information about the country, its history, people, culture, customs and much, much more visit Americans Friends of the Czech Republic's websiteEvery Culture's website and Kwintessential's website.

Fun Facts

Number of letters in alphabet: 42

Driving side: right

Calling code: +420

Favorite dish: Roasted pork, dumplings and sauerkraut

Cool inventions: Contact lenses and sugar cube

Popular sports: Soccer, ice hockey and tennis

Popular pastime hobby: mushroom picking

Patron Saint: Saint Wenceslaus

Honorary Consul Roman Inochovsky
Roman Inochovsky is Honorary Consul in Orlando

Roman Inochovsky is the Honorary Consul in Orlando