The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in the middle of Europe. The country is bordered by Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria. The Czech Republic is divided into three regions: Bohemia, Moravia, and a part of Silesia. The total area is 78,866 square kilometres and the country’s population is around 10.4 million people. The capital city is Prague, with 1.2 million inhabitants, and there are 5 other metropolitan cities with a population exceeding 100,000. The country is surrounded by extensive mountain ranges, which form most of the border. The highest point of elevation is the peak of Mt. Sneka (1,602 m).
The Czech Republic has moderate climate with four seasons corresponding to the temperate climate zone.
Interesting facts about Czech Republic
Czech people are the world’s heaviest consumers of beer. A perfect place to go to university if you ask me!
90% of Czechs have completed at least secondary education, which scores them quite high among their EU neighbors.
You can find over 2,000 castles, keeps, and castle ruins in Czech Republic. After Belgium and France, this is one of the highest densities of castles in the world.
The people in Czech Republic are notoriously hard workers. Part-time workers have the biggest number of weekly hours (2h hours/per week average) compared to the rest of the EU.