The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The Czech Republic has a hilly landscape that covers an area of 78,871 square kilometres with a mostly temperate continental and oceanic climate.
The country has been traditionally divided into three lands: Bohemia in the west, Moravia in the east, and Czech Silesia in the northeast.
The Czech Republic has a developed, high-income and an export-oriented social market economy based on services, manufacturing and innovation, that maintains a welfare state and the European social model.
The Czech Republic participates in the European Single Market as a member of the European Union and is, therefore, a part of the economy of the European Union.
Czechia Stats and Facts
Czechia brief History
|400 BC||A Celtic people called the Boii live in what is now the Czech Republic|
|950||Bohemia becomes part of the Holy Roman Empire|
|1918||Czechoslovakia becomes an independent nation|
|1939||Germany occupies the rest of the Czech lands|
|1948||The Communists stage a coup in Czechoslovakia|
|1989||Communism collapses in Czechoslovakia|
|1993||Czechs and Slovaks separate, as part of the Velvet Divorce, two nations are formed the Czech Republic and Slovakia.|
|2004||The Czechia join the European Union|
The Czech passport is an international travel document issued to nationals of the Czech Republic, and may also serve as proof of Czech citizenship.
- 5 years after issuance for individuals up to the age of 14.
- 10 years for citizens aged 15 and above.
The Czech passport currently ranks in 9th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index.