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Where is The Czech Republic?

map showing the location of The Czech Republic

Located in the continent of Europe, Czech Republic covers 77,247 square kilometers of land and 1,620 square kilometers of water, making it the 117th largest nation in the world with a total area of 78,867 square kilometers.

The Czech Republic became an independent state in 1993, after gaining its sovereignty from Austria. The population of The Czech Republic is 10,177,300 (2012) and the nation has a density of 132 people per square kilometer.

The currency of The Czech Republic is the Czech Koruna (CZK). As well, the people of The Czech Republic are refered to as Czech.

The dialing code for the country is 420 and the top level internet domain for Czech sites is .cz.

The Czech Republic shares land borders with 4 countries: Poland, Slovakia, Germany, Austria.

To learn more, visit our detailed Czech Republic section.

Quick facts

Population 10,177,300
Density 131.8 / km2 ( 341.2 / mi2 )
Language Czech
Independence Year 1993
Capital Prague (Praha)
Currency Czech Koruna
GDP 206,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 20,241 (2014 data)
Land Area 77,247 km2 (29,825 mi2)
Water Area 1,620 km2 (625 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Slovakia, Germany, Austria, Poland
Minimum Longitude 12.100
Maximum Longitude 18.860
Mininum Latitude 48.560
Maximum Latitude 51.030

What is the capital of The Czech Republic?

map showing the location of The Czech Republic
Location of Prague on a map.

Prague is the capital city of Czech Republic. It has a population of 1,165,581, and is located on a latitue of 50.09 and longitude of 14.42.

Prague is also the political center of Czech Republic, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Prague, the Capital Of The Czech Republic

City Prague
Country The Czech Republic
Population 1,165,581
Longitude 14.42076000
Latitude 50.08804000
Elevation 202 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in The Czech Republic

Rank City Population
#7Ceske Budejovice96,053
#8Hradec Kralove95,195
#9Usti nad Labem94,105
#19Karlovy Vary51,807

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.