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  Prague-Czech-Republic-Travel.com - Czech Republic discount hotels and apartments accommodation, cheap travel to Prague
Czech Republic travel, Prague - cheap hotels, apartments, pensions, hostels, accommodation, bed and breakfast, tours, tourism
Travel to Prague, Czech Republic hotels and apartments
Originally built in 1926 by renowned Czech architect...
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  czech republic map and information page
Formerly part of Czechoslovakia and landlocked in the middle of Europe, the Czech Republic is about the size of the U.S. State of New York.
The Czech Republic maps and information pages are currently being revised, and will be posted soon.
Landforms In essence, the Czech Republic is a large plateau surrounded by mountains, with a large slice of central lowland.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/cz.htm   (377 words)

  
  Czech Republic (03/07)
The border between the Czech Republic and Slovakia is open for citizens of the former Czechoslovakia.
The Czechs lost their national independence to the Hapsburgs Empire in 1620 at the Battle of White Mountain and for the next 300 years were ruled by the Austrian Monarchy.
The Czech Republic is gradually reducing its dependence on highly polluting low-grade brown coal as a source of energy, in part because of EU environmental requirements.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3237.htm   (5105 words)

  
 Czech Republic travel guide - Wikitravel
The Czech Republic [1], [2] (sometimes called Czechia, but this hasn't really caught on) is a small landlocked country in Central Europe, situated south-east of Germany and bordering with Austria to the south, Poland to the north and Slovakia (with which it used to form one country of Czechoslovakia) to the south-east.
Czech people are very proud of their language, and thus, even in Prague you will not find many signs written in English (outside of the main tourist areas).
Czechs say that it should only be drunk fresh from the vineyard, and many small private wine makers are passionate about it, waiting up into the night for the moment when the wine reaches the 'burčák' stage.
wikitravel.org /en/Czech_Republic   (5705 words)

  
  Czech Republic - MSN Encarta
Czech Republic (Ceska Republika in Czech), landlocked country in central Europe, comprising the historic regions of Bohemia and Moravia and part of Silesia.
The Czech Republic is surrounded by four countries: Germany to the west, Poland to the north, Slovakia to the east, and Austria to the south.
The main rivers of the Czech Republic are the Elbe (known locally as the Labe), the Vltava, the Ohře, the Morava, the Lužnice, the Jihlava, and the Svratka.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761556878/Czech_Republic.html   (703 words)

  
  Czech Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Czech Republic (Czech: Česká republika), a member state of the European Union (since May 1, 2004), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
The Czech landscape is quite varied; Bohemia to the west consists of a basin, drained by the Elbe (Czech: Labe) and Vltava rivers, surrounded by mostly low mountains such as the Sudeten with its part Krkonoše, where one also finds the highest point in the country, the Sněžka at 1,602 metres (5,256 ft).
The majority of the inhabitants of the Czech Republic are Czechs (94,2%, this is include Moravians - 3,7 % and Silesians - 0,1 %) and speak Czech, a member of the Slavic languages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Czech_Republic   (1930 words)

  
 Czech Republic national football team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Czech national football team is the national football team of the Czech Republic and is controlled by the Football Association of the Czech Republic.
When the Czech Republic was part of Czechoslovakia, the national team had runner-up finishes in World Cups (1934, 1962) and a European Championship win in 1976.
After Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the national team was reformed, and played its first match against Turkey in 1994.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Czech_Republic_national_football_team   (545 words)

  
 The Case of the Czech Republic
The Czech Republic is a country of origin of trafficked persons as well as a country of transit and destination.
The Czech Interior Ministry says prostitution has grown exponentially in the country in the last few years, with most of the women being brought to the Czech Republic from other Central and Eastern European countries, trafficked by organized criminal groups.
Based on preliminary fact-finding missions to the Czech Republic in 1999 and 2000, UNODC sees a need for greater cooperation between the national and local criminal police and between the prosecutor's office and non-governmental groups.
www.unodc.org /trafficking_projects_czech_republic.html   (1066 words)

  
 Study Abroad, Czech Republic
Geographically, the Czech Republic is located in the center of Europe.
As a result, the Czech Republic, and Prague in particular, is associated with some of the most important cultural contributions in the world.
In the end, the Czech Republic is a country rich in culture, breathtaking in its physical and architectural beauty (notably Prague), and forward-thinking in its attitude.
www.studyabroad.com /czech-republic.html   (698 words)

  
 Volunteer and Study Abroad in Prague, Czech Republic - in English
The Czech Republic offers a fascinating social and cultural setting for service-learning because the nation is in an important period of transition from Soviet Communism to independence and privatization of many political, social, educational and cultural institutions.
The Czech Republic program is directed by Dr. Marie Cerna, Vice-Dean for International Relations and Head of the Special Education Department at Charles University, Faculty of Education.
Czech language is not a requirement, although the program is of particular benefit to students majoring in the language or in Central European studies.
www.ipsl.org /programs/czechrepublic.html   (1478 words)

  
 About Czech Republic - Travel, Maps, Flag and Information
The Czech landscape is quite varied; Bohemia to the west consists of a basin, drained by the Elbe (Czech: Labe) and Vltava rivers, surrounded by mostly low mountains such as the Sudeten with its part Krkonoše, where one also finds the highest point in the country, the Sněžka at 1,602 m.
After the 1993 division Slovaks staying in the Czech Republic comprise roughly 2% of the current population (the border between the Czech Republic and Slovakia was and is open for citizens of the former Czechoslovakia).
The most concentrated linguistic minority in the Czech Republic are ethnic Poles, historically the majority, and today constituting between 10 and 45% of the population in the Český Těšín district.
www.canadiancontent.net /profiles/Czech-Republic.html   (559 words)

  
 SPACE.com -- Czech Republic Enacts World's First National Light Pollution Law
In February, the Czech Republic became the first country to enact national legislation aimed at eliminating light pollution.
Key to compliance with the new Czech Republic law is the use of fully shielded light fixtures.
Czech Republic astronomer Jenik Hollan, a member of the IDA, was instrumental in promoting and drafting the legislation.
www.space.com /spacewatch/skies_czech_020318.html   (507 words)

  
 Preamble
The Czech Republic is a sovereign, unified, and democratic law-observing state, based on the respect for the rights and freedoms of the individual and citizen.
The State Symbols of the Czech Republic are the Large and Small State Emblems, the State Colors, the State Flag, the Banner of the President of the Republic, the State Seal, and the State Anthem.
The judges of the Constitutional Court are appointed by the President of the Republic with the consent of the Senate.
www.cmseducation.org /wconsts/czech_republic.html   (6077 words)

  
 Czech Republic - Intelligence
The mission of the Security Information Service (BIS), which was created as a state intelligence agency of the Czech Republic, is to protect national interests, democracy and freedom, and to defend individual citizens and the state vis-a-vis the most serious forms of crime.
The Security Information Service, whose existence is in the interest of the Czech Republic and its citizens, was set up as a secret service because only as such it can effectively fulfil the tasks defined for it by law.
Czechoslovak (Czech) Intelligence After the Cold War, by Oldrich Cerny, executive director of Forum 2000, Prague, Czech Republic, presented at a conference of the Geneva Centre for Democratic Control of Armed Forces, October 2002.
www.fas.org /irp/world/czech/index.html   (917 words)

  
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In 1994 the Czech Republic asked the European Commission to be included in the equivalence list of third countries provided for in Article 11 (1) of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91.
The lack of processing companies specialising in organic food is seen as the biggest obstacle for the further development of organic farming in the Czech Republic.
The Bioacademy is an annual event held in Lednice in the Czech Republic, not far from the Austrian and Slovakian borders.
www.organic-europe.net /country_reports/czech_republic/default.asp   (1982 words)

  
 Czech Republic News - Topix
The Czech Republic is not satisfied with Ernst and Young consulting firm that provides expert assessments within the dispute between the state and the Diag Human company over the failure of the latter's trade in...
Ian Traynor, Europe editor Monday April 30, 2007 Guardian Unlimited Poland and the Czech Republic are raising the ante in negotiations with the Americans, demanding missiles to deploy against Russia and...
President Bush will visit the Czech Republic, Poland, Albania, Bulgaria and Italy as part of a trip to Europe for a meeting of the leaders of major industrial countries, the White House said Tuesday.
www.topix.net /world/czech-republic   (794 words)

  
 Karlovy-Vary-Czech-Republic.com — Spas and Spa hotels in the Czech Republic, Karlovy Vary hotel accommodation
Karlovy Vary Spa hotels, Czech Republic — apartments, pensions, accommodation, bed and breakfast, travel, tours, tourism
Hotel Ester is located directly in the spa centre of Karlovy Vary, situated next to Castle Baths and near to Spring Colonnade.
Grandhotel Pupp is situated in the centre of Karlovy Vary.In year 2001 the hotel was awarded as the best in Czech Republic.
www.karlovy-vary-czech-republic.com   (219 words)

  
 Czech Republic Hotels by SmartStays: Bargains for all Hotels in Czech Republic
Czech Republic Hotels by SmartStays: Bargains for all Hotels in Czech Republic
Czech Republic or Czech is a landlocked nation in central Europe, surrounded by Germany, Austria and Slovakia.
Czech was known and reached only its capital and the largest city, Prague that is also a major tourist destination.
www.smartstays.com /czech-republic   (328 words)

  
 Where do you want to go birding in the Czech Republic today?
Birding in the Czech Republic - by Gerard Gorman of Pro-Birder.
The most westerly of the formerly so-called "eastern bloc" countries the Czech Republic is a land of surprisingly diverse habitats and landscapes.
E-Tours cooperates with the Czech Society for Ornithology and with Slovak Society for Protection of Birds, their local guides are the best professional ornithologists, and they support several Bird Conservation Projects in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/euczechrepublic.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Czech Republic: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
A Hapsburg, Ferdinand I, ascended the throne in 1526.
A union of the Czech lands and Slovakia was proclaimed in Prague on Nov. 14, 1918, and the Czech nation became one of the two component parts of the newly formed Czechoslovakian state.
Czech players follow two-pronged strategy: Czech banks are focusing on institutions and consumers in preparation for the opportunities......
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107456.html   (959 words)

  
 Czech Republic - Czechia - Country Profile - Ceska Republika - Prague, Tourism
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in central Europe.
In 1999 the Czech Republic became a member of the NATO and in 2004 a member of the European Union.
Independence: The Czech Republic was established 1 January 1993 (former Czechoslovak state established 1918).
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/czech_republic.htm   (831 words)

  
 Czech Republic
The Czech Government requires that proof of finances to pay for your stay and for you to have travel/health insurance and is requiring proof of medical insurance for travelers to the Czech Republic.
Hospitalization in the Czech Republic is much more liberal that in the United States; conditions that would be treated on an outpatient basis in the United States are often treated on an inpatient basis in the Czech Republic.
Persons driving into the Czech Republic should be aware that a road usage tax sticker is required to drive legally on major highways.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1099.html   (1818 words)

  
 A Chronicle of Scouting in Eastern Europe: Czech Republic
On 1 February 1990, the Federation of Czech and Slovak Scouting was officially registered, paving the way for its re-admittance to the World Organization during the World Scout Conference in Paris, July 1990.
In Scouting terms, the immediate effect was that Czech Junák (as it was then called) and Slovensky Skauting were required to apply for membership of the World Organization as the national member organizations of the newly founded Czech Republic and Republic of Slovakia respectively.
A Chronology of Scouting in the Czech Republic
www.pinetreeweb.com /rtn-czch.htm   (1004 words)

  
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
The MFA of the Czech Republic welcomes the UN Security Council’s resolution 1701 on Lebanon, which requests cease-fire of Hezbollah and Israel.
The Czech Republic appreciates mutual attitudes towards the resolution as well as common agreement on the end of the fighting.
The Czech Republic welcomes the decision of Lebanon government to deploy army on its entire state territory.
www.mzv.cz /wwwo/mzv/default.asp?idj=2&amb=1   (211 words)

  
 czech republic map and information page
Formerly part of Czechoslovakia and landlocked in the middle of Europe, the Czech Republic is about the size of the U.S. State of New York.
The Czech Republic maps and information pages are currently being revised, and will be posted soon.
Landforms In essence, the Czech Republic is a large plateau surrounded by mountains, with a large slice of central lowland.
worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/europe/cz.htm   (377 words)

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