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Capital : Prague
Language :  Czech
Currency :  Czech koruna
Population : 10 564 866
Area : 78 865 km2

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Czech Republic facts

1. The Czech Republic joined the European Union on May 1, 2004.
2. The population density is 133 people / km2.
3. The country is 4 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Christianity.
5. The highest peak is Śnieżka, 1602 m above m ..
6. The longest river is the Elbe, 370 km.
7. Full name of the country – Czech Republic.
8. Motto of the country – “Truth wins”.
9. Political system – a parliamentary republic.
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11. 90% of residents have completed the minimum secondary school.

12. They have the most hospital beds in Europe, counting per capita.

13. The world’s second highest cancer mortality in Europe.

Author: Turyst

14. In the Czech Republic, the world’s largest beer is drunk. There are over 600 kinds.

15. Over 2,000 castles have been preserved.

16. Czech chemist Otto Wichterle invented contact lenses in 1959.

17. Mountains and hills cover as much as 95% of the country’s area.

Author: MR

18. Although the main religion in the Czech Republic is Christianity, many citizens do not attach importance to religion, and their large percentage was not even baptized.

Author: PeeS

19. In the census, only 20% of Czechs admitted to believing in God, and less than 15% are practicing.

Author: Znik

20. In Prague, in the subway, you can find a “dating wagon” in which you can easily get in touch with another person.

Author: Paulina

21. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 29 place,
      – 2018 year – 29 place.

22. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 21,000 professional and 11,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 22,000 professional and 7,040 reservists.

23. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 123 tanks, 580 armored vehicles, 100 jet aircraft and 55 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 123 tanks, 518 armored vehicles, 103 jet aircraft and 52 helicopters.

24. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $2,000,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $2 596 480 000 .

Author: Wojak

25. One of the three historic Czech lands – the Czech Republic, has the same flag as Poland.

26. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

Author: alfa

27. The Strahov stadium in Prague’s Strahov district can accommodate 250,000 spectators.

Author: PoEuropie

28. In 1995, in Domazlice, a dog would pee in a packet containing a time bomb, which led to the ignition of the fuse and the lives of a few people.

Author: ciekawy

29. In Czech schools, 5 are the lowest, and 1 is the highest.

Author: Monika90

30. In this country, an average of 160 liters of beer per person per year is drunk.

Author: Wanda

31. In 2011, over 15,000 Czechs reported that their religion was Jedi.

Author: ŁukasZ

32. The world’s strongest 1,000,000,000,000,000 watts are created in the Czech Republic. Completed to be in 2016.

Author: Zgryzi

33. The Prague Castle is located in the top three of the world’s largest castles in terms of area.

Author: Grzegorz

34. One of the biggest attractions of Prague is the Charles Bridge over the Vltava River. It is 516 meters long and 9.5 meters wide. It is the oldest surviving stone bridge in the world with such a span of spans.

Author: Grzegorz

35. The minimum wage is 9,200 Kč per month, 55 Kč per hour (data from 2015).

36. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 30 260 Kč.

37. The amount of income tax in the Czech Republic is 19%.

38. Women can retire at the age of 58-62, and men aged 62 and 10 months.

39. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.1% .

Author: Daria

40. 5 Czechs have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

41. The richest of them is Petr Kellner with assets worth over $8.4 billion.

Author: $$$NaBogato$$$

42. In the Czech Republic, an average person consumes about 13 liters of pure alcohol per year.

43. The national alcohol is becherovka, slivovitz and beer.

44. The most beer is beer – 54%, then spirit – 26%, and wine – 20%.

Author: AlkoWorld

45. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

46. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

47. The average IQ level is 98.

Author: EduKacJa

48. In this country there is 1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 105 415 people).

49. In the Czech Republic, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 64 minutes a day. This is the best result in Europe.

Author: Reebeka

50. A national animal is a mythical lion with two tails.

Author: Kos

51. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise back one hour) is the last Sunday in October.

Author: Adrianna

52. The national tree is small-leaved lime.

Author: Alma

53. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

54. Outside of built-up areas, the permitted speed on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on motorways 130 km / h.

55. In 2013, 654 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

56. 9% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

57. In this country, over 7,690,000 motor vehicles are registered (729 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

58. In this country there are over 130,671 km of paved roads, including over 730 km of expressways (0.2% of all roads in the world).

59. In this country there are 128 airports, 41 of the paved surface.

60. In this country there are over 9 469 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

61. In Prague there is a metro line with a length of 65.2 km (61 stations). It was opened in 1974. Around 450 million people use it annually.

Author: Marlène

62. In this country over 8 400 000 (2015) 9 323 428 (2018) people have access to internet (around 88% of the population).

63. About 4,500,000 (2015) 4,600,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

64. The average speed of fixed internet is 14.5 Mb / s, and the maximum speed is 50.9 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

Author: NET

65. The country’s top-level domain is .cz . There are over 993 450 websites with such an extension.

66. The most popular pages with the extension .cz are: google.cz, seznam.cz and idnes.cz.

Author: http

67. This country has 2018 over year $144 566 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.53% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

68. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $208,872,000,000 ,
      – 2018 is $216,000,000,000 .

69. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 42.7% GDP, or around: $89 188 344 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 34.6% GDP, or around: $74,736,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $7,090.

70. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was around: $125 167 000 000 ,
      – 2018 is approximately: $197,717,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

71. 33% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

72. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 177 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

73. The lowest temperature: -42.2 °C was measured in Litvínovice.

74. The highest temperature: 40.4 °C was measured in Dobřichovice.

Author: weather

75. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

76. The average life expectancy in this country is 77 years (women – 80.2 years and men – 73.8 years).

Author: Wilga

77. The national sport of the Czech Republic is ice hockey.

Author: Hindus3222

78. The lowest situated place in the country is the Elbe river – 115 m above sea level.

Author: Klemens

79. On March 12, 1999, the Czech Republic joined the political and military organization called NATO.

Author: Weteran

80. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

81. In this country, women having their first child on average 27.8 years old.

82. 10 women give birth to 14 children on average

Author: Nadia

83. The average age of people living in this country is 41.3 years.

84. The country is around:
1 581 000 people (15%) in the age range 0-14 years.
7,066,000 people (66.99%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1 898 500 people (18.01%) over 65 years old.

85. In this country, about 102 000 children are born each year (1.0% of the population), and about 109,000 people die (1.0% of the population).

Author: Sara19

86. The products of well-known brands are inferior in quality to those sold in Western Europe.

Author: Co jemy

87. In this country, a person of 15 years of age is subject to criminal liability.

88. There are 42290 km2 of agricultural land in the Czech Republic (55% of the country).

89. 163 people in 1000 possess firearms.

Author: Statyk

90. The highest situated town in the country is Boží Dar.

91. He joined the United Nations on January 19, 1993.

92. The work week is 40 hours.

Author: Statyk

93. 74% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

94. 26524 km2 of the country is covered by forests (34.3%)

95. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 24 days.

Author: Statyk

96. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 22%, and for companies 19% (2018).

97. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2.3%.

Author: Fan%

98. The Czech Republic has 9,300 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

99. Czech scientists have created “intelligent” fertilizers that are able to survive even drought.

100. Over 150 million chickens are killed each year in the Czech Republic.

101. Czech scientists have developed a way to produce chicken feather fertilizer.

Author: Mika

What is the highest peak in the Czech Republic?
The highest peak in the Czech Republic is Śnieżka (1602 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in the Czech Republic?
The largest river in the Czech Republic is Łaba, 370 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in the Czech Republic?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Czech Republic has national colors?
National colors: white, red and blue.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is becherovka, slivovitz and beer.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
A national animal is a mythical lion with two tails.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
The national sport is ice hockey.

answer: Marta

Which countries borders the Czech Republic?
The Czech Republic borders with such countries as: Austria 362 km, Germany 815 km, Poland 615 km, Slovakia 197 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 41,3 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is SEK 9,200 per month, SEK 55 per hour (data from 2015).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in the Czech Republic?
The population density is 136 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Truth wins”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 40.4 ° C was measured in Dobřichovice.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -42.2 ° C was measured in Litvínovice.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta