The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe with the short name of Czechia. The capital and largest city is Prague with other large cities being Ostrava, Brno and Olomouc. The official language is Czech and the biggest ethnic group is also Czechs at about 64 percent. The country is bordered by Poland, Slovakia, Austria and Germany.
The climate of Czechia is a temperate oceanic one with warm summers and cold, snowy winters. The temperature difference between winter and summer is quite high. Czechia is a prominent tourism hub in Europe with Prague being one of the top five most visited cities in Europe. Central Prague is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as of 1992. Medieval castles are common tourist spots in Czechia, including Karlstejn Castle. Spa towns such as Karlovy Vary are also popular holiday destinations in the Czech Republic.
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Here you will find our tips for a great time in Czechia.