Where is Czech Republic?

Czech Republic is a European country covering 78,867.00 km2 of which 2.05% is water and 77,247.00 km2 is land. This makes it the 118th largest country in the world and about two-thirds the size of Pennsylvania; slightly smaller than South Carolina. Its geographic coordinates are 49 45 N, 15 30 E and Prague is the capital city.

Czech Republic has a 2,143.00 km border with Austria (402 km), Germany (704 km), Poland (796 km) and Slovakia (241 km). The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

The name Czechia derives from the Czechs, a West Slavic tribe.

Its ISO code is CZ.

Geography

It is located in Central Europe. Czech Republic has a mean elevation of 433 m above sea level.

It has a temperate climate with cool summers and cold, cloudy winters. Its terrain is made up of rolling plains, hills, and plateaus surrounded by low mountains.

Population

Czech Republic has a population of 10,644,842 making it the 86th largest in the world. The population is distributed evenly throughout the country.

Czech is the official language. The major ethnic group is Czech, followed by Moravian and Slovak. The majority of the population is non-religious.

The dialing code for the country is 420.

Government

Czech Republic is an independent country. It became independent in 1993, when Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Its constitution was last ratified in 1992.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Czech Republic's GDP is $351,000,000,000.00 (USD) with $33,200.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 50th largest economy and its citizens the 54th richest in the world. The currency of Czech Republic is the Koruna (CZK).

Its major export partners are Germany, Slovakia, and Poland. Its main exports are machinery and transport equipment, raw materials, and fuel. Its major import partners are Germany, China, and Poland. Its major imports include machinery and transport equipment, raw materials, and chemicals.