Czech Republic

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Czech Republic on World Map

Continent – Europe

Region – Central Europe

Size – 78,866 km²

Geography – rolling plains and hills

Language – Czech, Slovak

Religion – 27% Roman Catholic, 2% Protestant, 3% other, 68% none

Monetary Unit – Czech Koruna
Natural Resources
– hard coal, soft coal, kaolin, clay, graphite, timber

Agriculture – wheat, potatoes, sugar beets, hops, fruit; pigs, poultry

Industry – metallurgy, machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, glass, armaments

Czech Republic Map

Neighbouring Countries – Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Austria

Population – 10,627,448 (2014 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – -0.07%

Average Life Expectancy – 76.4

Capital City – Prague (1,212,097 – 2007 estimate)

Highest Mountain – Snezka (1602m)

Longest River – Elbe (115 km)

Climate – temperate, cool summers 13°C to 23°C and cold winters -5°C to 12°C

Yearly Rainfall – 40 cm (approx)

 

Plant Life – oak, fir, spruce, linden, grasses, wild flowers

Animal Life – fox, hare, hart, rabbit, wild pig, marmot, otter, marten, mink, wild boars, red deer

Aquatic Life – carp, pike, trout

Bird Life – pheasant, partridge, ducks, geese, vultures, herons

 

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2015). Czech Republic. Available: http://www.naturalhistoryonthenet.com/Facts_Figures/Country_Facts/czechrepublic.htm. Last accessed Monday, July 18, 2016

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