Prague , Czech Praha , city, capital of the Czech Republic. Lying at the heart of Europe , it is one of the continent’s finest cities and the major Czech economic and cultural centre.
All named districts officially begin with ” Prague -“, or ” Praha -” in Czech. Thus, for example, the official name of Kunratice is ” Prague -Kunratice” or ” Praha -Kunratice”. Table of administrative and municipal districts .
|Municipal district||Administrative district||Municipal parts|
|Prague 4||Prague 12||Prague 12, Libuš|
The Czech Republic is divided into 13 regions : Karlovy Vary Region, Liberec Region, Moravian- Silesian Region, The Pardubice Region, The Ústí Region, Vysočina Region, Zlín Region, South Bohemian Region, Hradec Králové Region, The Olomouc Region, The Pilsen Region, Central Bohemia Region and Southern Moravia Region.
The country has been traditionally divided into three lands, namely Bohemia (Čechy) in the west, Moravia (Morava) in the east, and Czech Silesia (Slezsko; the smaller, south-eastern part of historical Silesia, most of which is located within modern Poland) in the northeast.
Prague is famous for well-preserved castles, Baroque and Gothic cathedrals, medieval squares, dreamy bridges, nightlife spots, and a lively arts scene. It’s known for its centuries of history and cultural heritage, where the medieval heart of Europe can be felt in its cobblestone streets.
Prague can be a very cheap city to visit but it can also be very expensive . It depends where you pull out your wallet. Because there are so many tourists and almost all of them visit the same few sites, it is just good business sense for a shop or restaurant owner to raise their prices and collect as much as they can.
Top 10 Things to Avoid in Prague Sightseeing. Wasting Time Waiting for the Cuckoo. Charles Bridge in the Middle of the Day. Getting around. Getting Pickpocketed on the 22 Tram. Getting Ripped off by Taxis. Shopping and money. Tacky Souvenir Shops. Rip-off Exchange Offices. U Fleku’s Pushy Waiters. Wenceslas Square Sausages. Restaurants on Old Town Square.
How much money will you need for your trip to Prague ? You should plan to spend around Kč2,040 ($95) per day on your vacation in Prague , which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.
The rate of violent crime is low and most areas of Prague are safe to walk around even after dark. Be careful on Wenceslas Square. It is usually packed with tourists and the crowds make things easy for pickpockets. There have also been cases of trusting “love-seekers” being robbed of all their money at night .
Bohemia’s name comes from a Celtic people known as the Boii, though the Slavic Czechs were firmly established in the region by the 5th or 6th century. Bohemia was briefly subordinated to Greater Moravia in the late 9th century. In 1355 Charles of Luxembourg, the king of Bohemia , became Holy Roman emperor as Charles IV.
Czech Republic, also called Czechia , country located in central Europe. It comprises the historical provinces of Bohemia and Moravia along with the southern tip of Silesia, collectively often called the Czech Lands . In 2016 the country adopted the name “ Czechia ” as a shortened, informal name for the Czech Republic.
Brno, German Brünn, city, southeastern Czech Republic . Brno lies in the eastern foothills of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands , at the confluence of the Svratka and Svitava rivers. It is the traditional capital of Moravia . North of Brno is the Moravian Karst , a region famous for its caves, grottoes, and gorges.
The Czechs I know all look like Americans. They vary from dark hair and hazel/brown eyes- but the typical Czech I think is more nordic looking . I think this type definitely have prominent high cheekbones, and more tend to have longer pointed noses. And fuller lips with a wider mouth.
Christianity accounted for 31.5% of Czech citizens. Roman Catholics were the largest Christian denomination, making up 27.1% of Czech citizens, while Protestants made up 1.0%, and other types of Christians were 3.4%. Atheists accounted for 25.8% of the population.
Demographics of the Czech Republic
|Demographics of Czech Republic|
|Nationality||noun: Czech(s ) adjective: Czech|
|Major ethnic||Czech 64.3% (2011)|
|Minor ethnic||Moravian 5% Slovak 1.4% other 1.8% unspecified 27.5% (2011)|