Travel Information for Czech Republic
Time zone:GMT +1 (Central European time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins last Sunday in March; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:Czech Other languages:    Slovak
Currency: koruny (CZK)

1 = 27.03, $1 = 0.00, £1 = 32.22

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.czInternational Dialling Code:    420

For help planning your trip to Czech Republic including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Czech Republic trip planning page.

Further information on Czech Republic

Discover more about Czech Republic - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of czech_republic

Total area: 78,866 sq km (1,590 sq km under water)

Coastline: 0 km (landlocked)

Neighbours (border lengths): Austria (362km), Germany (815km), Poland (615km), Slovakia (197km)

Highest mountain: Snezka (1,602m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Czech Republic from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexFlawed democracy 25/167
Economic FreedomMostly Free 24/179
Press FreedomSatisfactory situation 13/179
ILGA LGBT rightsSome rights -
Corruption PerceptionsLow corruption 53/174
Overall Ranking:    31/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Czech Republic     Status: Independent Country

Population: 10,627,448 (rank: 82/196)     Density: 134.7 people/sq km (rank: 60/196)

Ethnic groups: Czech 90.4%, Moravian 3.7%, Slovak 1.9%, other 4% (2001 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 26.8%, Protestant 2.1%, other 3.3%, unspecified 8.8%, unaffiliated 59% (2001 census)

GDP (PPP): $285.6 billion       GDP per capita: $26,300 (rank: 40/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.