Czechia: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2018-05-02.

General points to know about the country of Czechia (formerly known as the Czech Republic) – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Prague (& largest city)

Population: 10.7 million (2017 estimate)

Language(s): Czech

President: Miloš Zeman

Prime Minister: Andrej Babiš

CurrencyCzech Koruna (CZK)

Area: 78,866 km2 (30,450 mi2)

Dialing Code: +420

Time Zone: Central European Time “CET” (UTC+1)
•   DST/Summer Time: Central European Summer Time “CEST” (UTC+2)

Demonym: Czech (what’s this?)

EndonymČeská Republika or Czechia
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 18 to purchase

Smoking Age: 18 to purchase

Age of Consent: 15

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / E (define)

Country Code (ISO): CZ (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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