About Czech Republic

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About Czech Republic

Situation of the CR :      In the centre of Europe

Borders with countries :      Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Poland

Area of the CR :     78 866 square km

Population of the CR :      10,28 million inhabitants

Location of Prague :      In the centre of Czech Republic, at 50°05″N and 14°27″E

Area of Prague :     496 square km

Population of Prague :     1,21 million inhabitants

Executive language :     Czech language

Currency :    Czech crown – czech symbol “Kc”, international symbol “CZK”

                      1 Kc = 100 groat, czech symbol “h”

                      Coins: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Kc

                      Banknotes: 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 Kc

Exchange rates

Time zone :     Central European time zone – GMT+1, in summer – GMT+2

Elevation of Prague :     180 – 400 m a´bove sea level

Climate :     Mild continental climate

Traffic in Prague :     Tram, bus, car, metro, taxi

Electrical Voltage :     Voltage 230 V – 50/60 Hz

Important tel. nubers :     Fire: 150

                                           Ambulance: 155

                                           Police: 158

                                           City Police: 156

                                           Road assistance: 1230

                                           Gas emergency: 1239