Country Profile - Czech%20Republic

Name: Czech Republic

Location: Central Europe

Time: IST (-) 4 1/2 hrs Winter, IST (-) 3 1/2 hrs Summer

Capital: Prague

Language: Czech 94.9%, Slovak 2%, other 2.3%, unidentified 0.8% (2001 census)

Area: 78,866 sq kms

Population: 10,190,213 (July 2011 est.)

National Day: 28 Oct (National Day)

Currency: Czech Koruna (CZK).

Climate: Cold winters, mild summers.

Holidays: 1 Jan New Year's Day. 1 May May Day. 8 May Liberation Day. 6 Jul Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Jan Hus. 28 Sep Czech Statehood Day. 28 Oct Independence Day. 17 Nov Freedom and Democracy Day. 25 Dec Christmas.

Airline Name: Czech Airlines CSA

International Airports: Ruzyne Prague (PRG)