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Czech Republic
Česká republika  (Czech)
Banner o the Czech Republic
Greater coat o airms o the Czech Republic
Banner Greater coat o airms
Motto: "Pravda vítězí" (Czech)
"Truth prevails"
Anthem: 
Location o the  Czech Republic  (dark green)– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]
Location o the  Czech Republic  (dark green)

– on the European continent  (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union  (green)  —  [Legend]

Capital
an lairgest ceety
Prague
50°05′N 14°28′E / 50.083°N 14.467°E / 50.083; 14.467
Offeecial leid Czech[1]
Offeecially recognised leids[2][3]
Ethnic groups (2011[4])
Releegion
  • 86.7% non-releegious or undeclared
  • 10.4% Roman Catholic
  • 2.2% ither Christians
  • 0.7% ither releegions
Demonym Czech
Govrenment Unitar pairlamentar
constitutional republic
• Preses
Miloš Zeman
Bohuslav Sobotka
Legislatur Pairlament
Senate
Chaumer o Deputes
Formation
c. 870
1198
• Czechoslovakie
(Unthirldom frae
Austrick-Hungary)
28 October 1918
1 Januar 1969
• Czech Republic becam independent
1 Januar 1993
1 Mey 2004
Aurie
• Tot
78,866 km2 (30,450 sq mi) (116th)
• Watter (%)
2
Population
• 2015 estimate
10,553,948 Increase[4] (84t)
• 2011 census
10,436,560[5]
• Density
134/km2 (347.1/sq mi) (87t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$368.659 billion[6] (50t)
• Per capita
$34,849[6] (39t)
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Total
$196.068 billion[6] (49t)
• Per capita
$18,534[6] (41st)
Gini (2015) positive decrease 25.0[7]
law · 5t
HDI (2015) Increase 0.878[8]
very heich · 28th
Siller Czech koruna (CZK)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +420b
Patron saunt St. Wenceslaus
ISO 3166 code CZ
Internet TLD .czc
  1. The quaisten is rhetorical, impleein "thase places whaur my hameland lees".
  2. Code 42 wis shared wi Slovakie till 1997.
  3. An aa .eu, shared wi ither European Union member states.

The Czech Republic (Czech: Česká republika), Czechie (Czech: Česko, o Czechland) is a laundlockit kintra in Central Europe an is a member o the European Union. It haes a laund mairch wi Poland in the Nor-East, Germany in the Nor-Wast, Austrick in the sooth an Slovakie in the east. Its caipital ceety is Prague (Czech: Praha) is a weel-faured destination o tourists. It haes a population o ower 10,400,000 indwallers.

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  1. "Czech language". Czech Republic – Official website. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Retrieved 14 November 2011. 
  2. Ceetizens alangin tae minorities, that tradeetionally an on a lang-term basis leeve athin the territory o the Czech Republic, enjoy the richt tae uise thair leid in communication wi authorities an in coorts o law (for the leet o recognised minorities see Naitional Minorities Policy o the Govrenment o the Czech Republic, Beloroushie an Vietnamese syne 4 Julie 2013, see Česko má nové oficiální národnostní menšiny. Vietnamce a Bělorusy). Airticle 25 o the Czech Chairter o Fundamental Richts an Basic Freedoms ensurs the richt o the naitional an ethnic minorities tae eddication an communication wi the authorities in their awn leid. Act No. 500/2004 Coll. (The Administrative Rule) in its paragraph 16 (4) (Procedural Language) ensurs that a ceetizen o the Czech Republic wha alangs tae a naitional or an ethnic minority, that tradeetionally an on a lang-term basis leeves athin the territory o the Czech Republic, haes the richt tae address an admeenistrative augency an proceed afore it in the leid o the minority. If the admeenistrative agency haes na employee wi knawledge o the leid, the augency is boond tae obteen a translator at the augency's awn expense. Accordin tae Act No. 273/2001 (Concernin the Richts o Members o Minorities) paragraph 9 (The richt tae uise leid o a naitional minority in dealin wi authorities an in front o the coorts o law) the same an aa applees tae members o naitional minorities in the coorts o law.
  3. The Slovak leid mey be conseedert an offeecial leid in the Czech Republic unner certain circumstances, as defined bi several laws – e.g. law 500/2004, 337/1992. Soorce: http://portal.gov.cz. Citit: "Například Správní řád (zákon č. 500/2004 Sb.) stanovuje: "V řízení se jedná a písemnosti se vyhotovují v českém jazyce. Účastníci řízení mohou jednat a písemnosti mohou být předkládány i v jazyce slovenském ..." (§ 16, odstavec 1). Zákon o správě daní a poplatků (337/1992 Sb.) "Úřední jazyk: Před správcem daně se jedná v jazyce českém nebo slovenském. Veškerá písemná podání se předkládají v češtině nebo slovenštině ..." (§ 3, odstavec 1). http://portal.gov.cz
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Czech Republic Population 2014". World Population Review. Retrieved 7 Januar 2017. 
  5. Census of Population and Housing 2011: Basic final results. Czech Statistical Office Archived 29 January 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved on 19 December 2012.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Czech Republic". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 8 Mey 2017. 
  7. "Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable income (source: SILC)". Eurostat Data Explorer. Archived frae the original on 16 Aprile 2010. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  8. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 23 Mairch 2017. 

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