CZECH REPUBLIC

We guess you already heard of Czech Republic and it’s jewels – the capital Prague and other historal cities, beautiful castles and chateaus, varied landscapes – forests, mountins, lakes, vineyards.

The Czech Republic has around 10 mil. Inhabitants and is not a large country but it has a rich and eventful history.

Here are some interesting facts that will reveal you what the Czech Republic is like. You know those little facts that make a country special.

#01: Czechoslovakia ceased to exist ages ago Ever since 1991, the political union called Czechoslovakia peacefully ceased to exist and two new countries were born: The Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic.

#02: There’s more to the Czech Republic than just Prague From the amazing landscapes of the Moravia region to the disturbing church of bones found in Kuta Hora, the Czech Republic is a place filled with contrasts.

#03: The currency of the Czech Republic is the Koruna. 1euro ~ 27,5 Koruna

#04: Czech and Slovak languages are mutually intelligible.

#05: The most popular sports in the Czech Republic is ice hockey.

#06: There are over 2,000 castles, keeps, and castle ruins in the Czech Republic, one of the highest density in the world (notably after Belgium and France).

#07: The Czech have a very dark sense of humor The Czech understand that the best way to deal with a tragedy is to just laugh about it.

#08: Czech people are the world's heaviest consumers of beer. Fact

#09: The word "robot" comes from the Czech language

#10: Simpson’s Duff beer is brewed here

Source: journeywonders.com, slavorum.org, myczechrepublic.com, europedia.com