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Copy of Czech Republic

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Czech Republic Geography Landlocked country in central Europe, bordered by Poland in the northeast, Slovakia in the East, Australia in the south, and Germany to the west and northwest In general, temperatures decrease with increasing altitude, but are relatively the same across the country at lower elevations. The annual temperature at Cheb in the extreme west is 7º C and rises to only 9º C at Brno in southern Moravia. High temperatures can reach 33º C in Prague during July, and low temperatures may drop to -17º C in Cheb during February.There are 4 distinct seasons summer, spring, winter, and fall. Major landforms in the Czech Republic include the Bohemian Plateau, Moravian Heights, Mount Snezka. 39% of the land is still arable Czech Republic's natural resources are Coal, coke, timber, lignite, uranium, magnesite 74.5 of Czech Republic's population is urban. 10.5 million people History January
Prague Winter
An annual festival of opera, ballet, and classical music which began under communism in 1972.
February
Masopust
The Czech Mardi Gras festival, which translates as goodbye to meat, combines Czech and international cultures
March
FebioFest
Prague’s largest film festival is FebioFest, which usually takes place late March. Current films from around the globe are showcased
April
Jeden Svět/One World
Documentary film festival centered on human rights, which takes place in various cinemas in April/May. The festival gives the public a rare chance to see documentary films in Prague cinemas
May
Book World Prague
An international book fair that takes place each May June
Czech Folklore Festival
Large celebration of folk music and Czech culture and heritage that takes place in various towns across the Czech Republic throughout the summer
July
Ameropa
Large festival of Chamber music held in a variety of Prague concert halls throughout July and August
November
Prague German-Language Theater Festival
Theater performances presented in German put on by various performance groups from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
December
The Bohuslav Martinů Festival in Prague
Classical music festival held in December each year since 1995, celebrating the music of the famous Czech composer.rrel Polka”. The Czech Republic was the western part of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic. Formed into a common state after World War I (October 28, 1918), the Czechs, Moravians, and Slovaks remained united for almost 75 years. On January 1, 1993, the two republics split to form two separate states. The 1997 Central European flood or the 1997 Oder Flood of the Oder River and its tributaries in July 1997 affected Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic, taking lives of 105-115 people (in Czech Republic and Poland) and causing material damages estimated at $4.5 billion. The flooding first begun in the Czech Republic, then spread to Poland and Germany. The flood has also been referred to as the Great Flood of 1997. In memory of the flood In memory of the flood. Politics The Czech republic is post-communist and maintains a democratic government. The law enforcement in the Czech Republic consist of police force, public prosecutors and in specific cases of customs authorities. Police of the Czech Republic is the only state police force in the Czech Republic with responsibility for public security and investigation of all crimes. The total number is approximately 47400 police officers with support of 11600 civilian staff. There are no regional or city police forces with similar tasks. You have to be 18 years old or older to vote, just like in Canada. There are many respected human rights in the Czech Republic Culture The official languages of the Czech Republic are Czech and Slovak
Other recognized languages: Bulgarian, Croatian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Romani, Russian, Rusyn, Serbian, and Ukrainian. The President of the Czech Republic is Vaclav Klaus Pre-primary education for children 3-6 is optional. Basic education is provided to children ages 6-15 with children 6-11, 12 or 13 enrolled in primary schools and children 11,12,13 or 15 enrolled in lower secondary schools. Upper secondary schools include vocational and technical schools as well as general education schools . Also higher education institutes of various types provides education and training opportunities for students between the ages of 19 and 22,23,24,25,and 26 depending on the type of training course. An elongated teardrop-shaped Czech crystal. Clothes,shoes, boots, hats, dresses, gloves etc. Soups like:
- beef soup with liver dumplings
- dill soup, made from sour milk
Sides:
- boiled potatoes - rice
- bread dumplings or potato dumplings with sauce
- bread or potato dumplings with sauerkraut
Desserts:
- crepes filled with jam or strawberries and whipped cream
- blueberry dumplings The two leading sports in the Czech Republic are football and ice hockey, both drawing the largest attention of both the media and supporters. The many other sports with professional leagues include basketball, volleyball, handball, athletics, floorball and others. Sports are a source of strong waves of patriotism in the Czech Republic. Economy Industry, construction, and commerce-40%, government and other services-56%, and agriculture-4% To work, there is a minimum age of 16. Children under the age of 12 can work a farm outside of school hours if the farm is owned. Industry: Types-motor vehicles, machinery and equipment, iron, steel, cement, sheet glass, armaments, chemicals, ceramics, wood, paper products, and footwear.
Trade: Exports-$136.3 billion: motor vehicles, machinery, iron, steel, chemicals, raw materials, consumer goods. Imports-$129.3 billion Clean and safe water, decent shelter, adequate clothing, food, security. In the atmosphere, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides become sulfate and nitrate aerosols, which increase morbidity and mortality from lung disorders, such as asthma and bronchitis, and impacts to the cardiovascular system. Acidic surface waters decrease the survivability of animal life in lakes and streams and in the more severe instances eliminate some or all types of fish and other organisms. New data comparing poverty rates across the European Union puts the Czech Republic’s poverty rate at the very bottom of the statics. Only nine percent of Czechs live at or below the poverty threshold, compared to the European average of 17 percent. Number of Daily Newspapers: 75
Number of Nondaily Newspapers: 62
Number of Television Stations: 150
Number of Television Sets: 3,405,834
Number of Cable Subscribers: 959,960
Number of Satellite Subscribers: 570,000
Number of Radio Stations: 352
Number of Radio Receivers: 3,159,134
Number of Individuals with Computers: 1,250,000
Number of Individuals with Internet Access: 1,000,000 "CZK".
Czech koruna
koruna česká (Czech) Technology The Interkosmos 1, launched on October 14, 1969, it was the first satellite carrying instruments developed in the Czech Republic. Czechs are among the most train travelers, but are not happy with train cleanliness and other aspects of the trip. There are many airports between Prague, Plzen, Brno, Ceske Budejovice and other major cities. Czech Republic has a good public transport system with road and rail networks between major cities and towns of Czech Republic. Bye,
Sbohem Hope you enjoyed,
Doufám, že se vám to líbilo
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