Introduction

Summary

Landlocked republic in Central Europe. Member of the EU.

Cities

Capital: Prague

Population

10.6 million

International Country Code

CZ

Language(s)

Czech

Religion

Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox

Literacy Rate

99%

Emergency Services

European emergency number — 112. Other numbers are: Police — 158; Fire – 150; Ambulance – 155.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 5Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 420

Time

1 hour ahead of GMT.

Public Holidays

DateHoliday NameObservance
01 Jan 2020New Year's Day
10 Apr 2020Good FridayEaster
13 Apr 2020Easter MondayEaster
01 May 2020May Day
08 May 2020Liberation Day
05 Jul 2020Saints Cyril and Methodius' Day
06 Jul 2020Jan Hus Day
28 Sep 2020Czech Statehood Day
28 Oct 2020Independence Day
17 Nov 2020Freedom and Democracy Day
24 Dec 2020Christmas Eve
25 Dec 2020Christmas Day
26 Dec 2020Second Day of Christmas

Economy

The Czech economy has been one of the EU’s best performers in recent years.

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