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Since 2004, the Czech Republic is a member of the European Union. At the same time with the entry into the EU Czech Republic signed the Schengen agreement.

In the Czech Republic you will find all the architectural styles represented in the historical cities, fortresses and castles, monuments, church building, folk architecture, interesting collections in museums and galleries, as well as unique technical monuments. The most famous sights and historical center of Prague, Kutna Hora, Cesky Krumlov, Telc, the temple of the pilgrims of St. John of Nepomuk on Green Mountain, located near Zdar nad Sazavou, Lednice-Valtice, Kromeriz and Holašovice in South Bohemia rightfully were recorded to the list of World Cultural heritage Site by UNESCO. The indelible mark was left here by world famous representatives of the European and world science and art. Mozart, Goethe, Kafka, Beethoven, Einstein, Tycho Brahe, Casanova – the names of some of those whose fate has been associated with them.

The landscape of these places is amazing in its beauty and diversity. Broad valleys with dense network of rivers and lakes are replaced by dense forests, hills and ridges that hold centuries of freshness and coolness of stalactite caves.

The beauty of nature is reflected deeply in the soul of the people. The border mountain areas are favorite places of summer tourism and winter sports, and dotted with ponds landscape of South Bohemia attracts for long romantic walks.

Folk architecture of unique Wallachia and the South-Moravian wine region is considered as the most popular places of thematic tours. People here are friendly, hospitable and endowed with an original sense of humor.

Basic information about the Czech Republic

Area: 78,864 km2

Neighbouring countries: Germany, Poland, Austria, Slovakia.

Population: 10,300,000 people

Political System: a parliamentary republic.

Capital city: Prague

Official language: Czech, also many people understand Russian

Time zone: Central European Time, from April to October introduced Daylight Saving Time (GMT+1, GMT+2).

Climate: moderately continental, average winter temperature is from 0 to -4 ° C and in summer from 19 to 21 ° C