What is the capital city of Czechia?
The capital city of the Czech Republic is Prague. Prague is situated on the river Vltava in central Bohemia and has been the political, cultural, and economic centre of the Czech state for over 1100 years. Prague is the largest city in Czechia and the fourteenth largest city in the European Union encompasses an area of approximately 192 square miles and has a population of 1.309 million.
Prague continues to have an important role as a political and economic centre for the Czech Republic. In addition to being the political capital of the country, it is also the administrative capital of two of the Czech Republic’s administrative divisions: the Prague region and the Central Bohemian region.
Prague is home to about 1.24 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of nearly 2 million. Prague has been a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe with waxing and waning fortunes during its 1,100-year existence.
Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. Main attractions include the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter, the Lennon Wall and Petrín hill. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
When did Prague become the capital of The Czech Republic?
In 1993, after the split of Czechoslovakia, Prague became the capital city of the new Czech Republic. Prague was also the capital of Czechoslovakia, after the breakup, Prague kept its capital city status but under the Czech Republic.