Interesting facts about the Czech Republic
Czech grammar is the most difficult in the world! So consider not only those who at least once tried to look into the textbook, but also linguists who know many languages.
Mount Snowball - the highest point of the Czech Republic. Its height is 1602 m.
Vltava - the longest river in the Czech Republic. Its length is 446 km, and the basin area is 28,090 km2.
An interesting fact about religion: about 35% of the population are atheists, 45% could not answer the question, 10% are adherents of the Roman Catholic Church, 10% profess other religions.
Czech beer has a long and interesting history. The first brewery was built in 1118. At the moment, the most productive and modern plants in the world function in the Czech Republic!
Czechs can boast of the highest level of beer consumption per capita. The volume of consumption of this drink per capita amounted to more than 160 liters per year! This is an absolute world record. Following the Czechs in the ranking of beer consumption are the Germans with 130 liters.
Interesting fact: hockey is the most popular sport in the Czech Republic.In this discipline, the Czechs are 6-time world champions! In second place in popularity is football. The greatest achievement of the Czech team in this sport is the second place at the Euro-1996.
About 45% of marriages end in divorce.
The sad fact is that 77% of children under 15 live with only one of their parents.
The population of the country exceeds 10.5 million people. It is interesting to know that the Czech Republic is among the most densely populated countries in Europe: the population density is 133 people / km2.
The area of the Czech Republic is 78,866 km2
The Czech Republic became a member of NATO in 1999. Also, the country has been a member of the European Union since May 2004.
The Czech Republic has the most successful and stable economy among the countries of the former communist camp.
The general literacy of the population is 99.8%.
An interesting fact: the number of violent crimes in the Czech Republic is one of the lowest in Europe, but the number of pickpocketing and car theft is one of the highest.
English is the most popular foreign language in the Czech Republic. Mostly it is spoken by the younger generation. The older generation mostly speaks German.
The average life expectancy of the population of the Czech Republic is one of the highest in Europe. In men, it is 74.4 years, in women 80.6 years.
The Czech Republic became an independent state on January 1, 1993. The country has grown into Czechoslovakia since 1918.
Did you know that Prague was once the most influential city in Europe? This was under the reign of Charles IV (1346-1378). He was the king of Bohemia and the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire - an interesting fact.
Surprisingly, on a clear summer day from some parts of Prague you can see the Eiffel Tower!
More than 80% of the population of the Czech Republic lives in urban areas.
Interesting fact: Prague is one of the oldest universities in Europe. The construction of the university was completed in 1348. Charles University was named after its founder, King Charles IV.
Agricultural lands occupy about 40% of the territory of the Czech Republic.
The famous landmark of the Czech Republic Prague Castle is the largest castle in the world! He also performs the functions of the residence of the President of the country - an interesting fact.
Czech cuisine boasts an amazing variety of meat dishes. The Czech Republic is one of the leaders in meat consumption in Europe.
The country ranks second in the ranking of the rich countries of Eastern Europe.
Jaroslav Heyrovsky was the first Czech Nobel Prize winner.It happened in 1959 for high achievements in the study of polarography and electroanalytical chemistry.
An interesting fact: sugar cubes were invented in the Czech Republic in 1843.
The Czechs rank second in Europe in cancer mortality. The first line of EU anti-ranking is Hungary.
In total, there are 46 airports in the country, of which 6 are international.
The Czech Republic is one of the largest car manufacturers in Central Europe.
If you decide to come to visit the Czech without an invitation, then know that this will be taken as disrespect or an attempt to humiliate him! - interesting fact.
In the Czech Republic most of all immigrants from Ukraine. They number more than 110,000 people. Slovaks follow the Ukrainians. They number about 80,000 people.
The population of the country is increasing to a greater extent due to immigration.
It is interesting to know that the government has a policy of reducing the number of foreign workers. If an immigrant personally wanted to return to his homeland, then he is paid for travel and issued 500 euros!
There are more than 2000 castles and fortresses in the country!
The Czech Republic is in the TOP 5 countries where freedom of the press is best respected.