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  Czech Republic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1993 announced that the name Czechia (Czech: Česko) is to be used in all situations other than formal official documents and the full names of government institutions [1], [2], but this has not caught on in English usage.
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.
With a GDP (PPP) per capita of $19,488, the Czech Republic's per-capita output is approximately two-thirds that of the large Western European economies and approximately on par with that of Portugal, Greece and Slovenia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Czech_Republic   (1101 words)

  
 Czech Republic - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1993 announced that the name Czechia (Czech: Česko) is to be used in all situations other than formal official documents and the full names of government institutions http://www.p.lodz.pl/I35/personal/jw37/EUROPE/cesko2.htm, http://www.p.lodz.pl/I35/personal/jw37/EUROPE/cesko1.htm, but this is controversial in the Czech Republic http://www.radio.cz/en/article/53850 and has not caught on in English usage.
The Czech landscape is quite varied; Bohemia to the west consists of a basin, drained by the Elbe (Labe) and Vltava rivers, surrounded by mostly low mountains such as the Sudeten with its part Krkonose, where one also finds the highest point in the country, the Snezka at 1,602 m.
A large percentage of the Czech population claim to be atheists (59%), and the remainder describe themselves as uncertain.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /czech_republic.htm   (1161 words)

  
 Czech Republic (08/05)
A large percentage of the Czech population claim to be atheists (40%), and 16% describe themselves as uncertain.
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.
Czech forces are being downsized from 200,000 to approximately 35,000, and at the same time reoriented toward a more mobile, deployable force structure.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3237.htm   (4895 words)

  
 Central Europe Review - Czech women's rights movement and higher education
When the Czechs, together with the Slovaks, finally had a republic of their own in 1918, the Czech public was already well accustomed to the idea of a factory working woman, and was well on its way to getting accustomed to the concept of an academically educated professional woman.
Czech women are perceived as different from Czech men primarily in the context of the firmly embedded cultural paradigms of gender-divided housework and child care.
Czech women are considered equal in all spheres of the society, but the duality of their roles as mothers/household caretakers and as workers is firmly embedded in the current thinking of both men and women.
www.ce-review.org /99/14/koenig14the.html   (20709 words)

  
 Absinthe,Absinthe-Encyclopedia,Thujone,Czech Absinthe,Czech Strong Absinthe,King of Spirits Gold,Pernod Absinthe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Absinthe - Thujone - Mata Hari Absinthe - Absinthe Effect - Van Goch - Absinthe Pernod - Absinthe Czech - Absinthe Czech Strong
Czech Strong Absinthe - Czech Absinthe - Pernod Absinthe
At some Absinthes You will see then a "Louche-effect" (opalisation), which is not the czech tradition at Absinthe.
www.absinthe-dealer.com /assets/own/absinthe-encyclopedia.htm   (830 words)

  
 Czech Call Book -- September 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is in keeping with Czech privacy law which prevents the Czech Telecommunication Authority from releasing its official data to the public.
The Czech Radio Club is actively soliciting the cooperation of Czech hams to both increase the number of hams included and ensure the accuracy of the data.
Czech callsign holders may submit listings, corrections, and updates, in writing, to OK1CMU, as described on the database page.
www.ng3k.com /Misc/okcb/index.html   (271 words)

  
 Czech Republic, Bohemia, and Moravia Genealogy Research
Saint John Nepomuk Roman Catholic Church, the oldest Czech parish in America, was the Mother Church for almost all early Catholic eastern European immigrants to Saint Louis, Missouri.
Czechs per Square Mile based on the 1990 United States Census and a link to the site where you can make your own maps down to the county level based on hundreds of pieces of demographic data.
Czech Republic by the Czech Centres of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
www.iarelative.com /czech   (3247 words)

  
 Radio Prague - the international service of Czech Radio
It has been sixty years since the end of the Second World War but it was not until last Sunday that the northern Czech industrial town of Usti nad Labem unveiled a memorial dedicated to the 1,000 Jewish residents who perished in the Holocaust.
Welcome to the ABC of Czech in which we look at words and expressions to do with Czech food and cuisine.
Czech Egyptology has an international reputation and its history goes back to the late 19th century when the Czech lands were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
www.radio.cz   (913 words)

  
 Czech Settlements and Communities in the US. By Miloslav Rechcigl. Jr.
HN: It was established by Stanley L. Kostoryz, a Czech from Nebraska who purchased a 7,700 acre tract from the Grim Ranch in 1906 for a settlement for Czech immigrants.
Marak is primarily a Czech community and is the center of a Catholic parish.
HN: In this Catholic community of Czechs, Germans, and Anglos, the Czech-Moravian group was the largest during the 1980s..During the 1980s Czech was still used in the recitation of the Rosary and in hymns.
hometown.aol.com /rechcigl/myhomepage/washingtondc.html   (7077 words)

  
 Constitution of the Czech Republic
(1) The national symbols of the Czech Republic shall be the large and the small state coat-of- arms, the national colours, the national flag, the standard of the President of the Republic, the state seal and the national anthem.
m) whether the execution of a referendum on the accession of the Czech Republic to the European Union is in conformity with the Constitutional law regarding the referendum on the accession of the Czech Republic to the European Union and with the implementing law.
The Government of the Czech Republic appointed after the elections held in 1992 and performing its function on the day this Constitution enters into effect shall be considered to be a Government appointed under this Constitution.
www.psp.cz /cgi-bin/eng/docs/laws/constitution.html   (7409 words)

  
 Czech and Slovak Literature Resources
Czech and Slovak Literature in English (a brief bibliography of translations, with some related links)
Background Notes on Czech and Slovak Literature: A Brief History of the Czech Lands
Czech text packs (Kytice, Máj with English translation, and Labyrint světa) in a compact "HTML Help" format.
users.ox.ac.uk /~tayl0010/czech.html   (838 words)

  
 CzList.COM - Czech travel search engine Prague accommodation attraction ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Czech Switzerland is said to be a marvellous island of virgin nature in the heart of Europe.
The biggest in Europe natural sandstone bridge and the mounatain chateau "Falcon's nest" is the main tourist attraction of the Bohemian Switzerlad national park.
Place which is worth to be seen in the Czech republic.
www.czlist.com   (217 words)

  
 Czech Republic Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
The glace cherry on a very pretty cake, Telc's Renaissance chateau, part of which is known as the...
The Czech Republic is still all things to all people.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/europe/czech_republic   (191 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Czech Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Czech or Bohemian language is spoken by that branch of the Indo-European Slavs who settled in Moravia and Bohemia about the fifth century after Christ.
Of all Slav literature, with the exception of the Bulgarian, the Czech is the oldest and, until the seventeenth century, was also the richest.
During this the Czech language passed from its old form to the medieval stage, and this epoch may be called the golden age of Bohemian literature.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04598b.htm   (2125 words)

  
 ICL - Czech Republic Index
The Czech Republic concluded a Europe-Agreement with the EU.
1526: Advent of the Habsburgs to the Czech throne.
1415: The death of a Czech religious reformer John Hus (burnt at the stake).
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/ez__indx.html   (566 words)

  
 Czech Republic Cultural Center New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As of 1995, the Czech Center NY builds dialogue among the Czech Republic and American public particularly in the areas of culture, business and tourism.
The Czech Center NY is primarily focused on presenting the latest and most innovative works of Czech Artists to the U.S. The Czech Center NY is part a network of 19 Czech Centers abroad under the umbrella of the Czech Centers in Prague.
The Czech Center New York (the only Czech Center outside of Europe) is part of a network of 19 Czech Centers abroad administered by the Czech Center headquarters in Prague a subsidiary of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
www.czechcenter.com   (138 words)

  
 Czech Slovak Heritage Home Page
Czech Castles with full information and graphics, ideal to highlight your visit.
The Worlds largest organization of people researching and learning about their Czech and Slovak family history and heritage.
In both Slovakia and the Czech Republic I have attended many folk festivals, met many unique and different folk artists.
www.czechheritage.net   (545 words)

  
 Czech electronic dictionary and language translators. Czech - other languages dictionaries.
Vocabulary of our dictionaries consist of approximately 650,000 czech, english and other languages words includes general expressions, medical, technical, legal, and business terms, as well as idioms and slang.
Our czech models have the widest range of features such as speech recognitions, business organizers and many others.
Our Czech software has a wide range of features; we also make available a good selection of English-Czech products.
czech.dictionaries.ectaco.com   (1186 words)

  
 Czech Travel Guide: Prague hotel apartments, cultural events, restaurants, tourist info...
Czech Travel Guide: Prague hotel apartments, cultural events, restaurants, tourist info...
Czech countryside, you are on the right place.
If you are going to the Czech Republic for the first time, don't forget to learn some basic facts about language, people, important phone numbers and other important information.
www.czech-travel-guide.com   (196 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Following the First World War, the closely related Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia.
The Czech Republic is one of the most stable and prosperous of the post-Communist states of Central and Eastern Europe.
Current account deficits of around 5% of GDP are beginning to decline as demand for Czech products in the European Union increases.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/ez.html   (1370 words)

  
 Prague Daily Monitor - Czech news, business, and living in Prague   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Seven students from a junior high school in southern Norway were caught at the border between Poland and the Czech Republic in an apparent attempt to smuggle home weapons.
When we asked Jiri, a middle-aged Czech, if there would be any celebrations associated with a recent saint's day, his reply was, "Of course not.
Czech Republic head into their final qualifying game in Group One, against Finland in Helsinki, knowing a victory is required if they are earn a play-off berth.
www.praguemonitor.com   (1071 words)

  
 The Prague Tribune - the Czech business and lifestyle magazine
Taken as a whole, the sex industry in the Czech Republic - from prostitution, strip clubs and sex shops to erotic magazines, films, and the internet - is big business, with a share of gross domestic product to rival many smaller sectors.
We spoke with the executive director of the Czech branch about the group's goal of developing a knowledge of business and trade in youth.
The Austrian ambassador in the Czech Republic is an experienced leader with a long running career in diplomacy.
www.prague-tribune.cz   (345 words)

  
 All About Czech Language and Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Czech translator database and a small corpus of parallel translations.
Added some new teachers around the world and updated the Greatest Czechs section with the results of a recent Czech TV poll.
Added an essay by the winnner of the second prize of the British Czech and Slovak Association 2004 essay competition.
www.bohemica.com   (746 words)

  
 The Czech Genealogy Page!
My research is focused most strongly on Czechs and Moravians and their descendants in the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Century, particularly those whose families immigrated to Texas in the 19th Century.
About 3,000 of them have Czech or Moravian surnames (about 400 of which are still living in the Czech Republic), and many are European royalty and early American settlers.
Operation Daybreak - An excellent WWII true story about the persecution of the Czechs by Nazi Germany.
www.czechgenealogy.org   (192 words)

  
 American Czech-Slovak Cultural Club -North Miami
The purpose of ACSCC is to further the Czech and Slovak cultures, customs, traditions and food in South Florida.
With wide acclaim from the Czech Republic and all of Europe the Gideon String Trio, on its first American tour, will perform at the American Czech-Slovak Cultural Club on Sunday, March 27, 2005 at 2:00 PM.
Currently the most popular Czech impressionist, Izer is both an entertainer and showman.
acscc.org   (754 words)

  
 Prague city guide, Czech Republic - Time Out Travel
Prague may aspire to be seen as just another European capital, complete with Prada shops and the salaries needed to shop in them, but there really is no escaping Prague’s fringe status.
Well, that and the low rent and the cheap, exquisite Czech beer.
Time Out Prague charts the changes to the Czech capital as it emerges fully into Europe.
www.timeout.com /prague   (185 words)

  
 Czech & Slovak Network - Welcome, Vítejte, Vitajte
If you offer products or services of interest to folks in the US or Canada that have an active interest in the Czech and Slovak lands you are invited to submit advertising notices for this newest section of Czech and Slovak Network.
Czech and Slovak Network is a self-funding private sector organization devoted to promoting business, investment and cultural activity between the U.S. and the Czech and Slovak Republics.
To further this cause, readers are offered numerous continuously updated news source links in English, Czech or Slovak.
www.czech.com   (156 words)

  
 Bobby Jones Czech Band
Bobby Jones Czech Band of Wharton, Texas, is in their 22nd year now, and they are continuing to bring Texas style Czech polkas and waltzses, old time Country music, and Cajun music to their friends most every weekends throughout Texas.
Their big highlight this year is their tour to the Czech Republic June 27-July 9th, a 13 day tour with 87 people in attendance.
The Bobby Jones Czech Band is from Wharton Texas, south west of Houston Texas.
www.bobbyjonesband.com   (768 words)

  
 Czech Republic Travel - Hotels, Prague apartments, tours, car rental, airport transfers, sights, information, maps
Czech Republic Hotels, Prague Apartments, Prague Tours, Car Rental, Czech Sights, Vacation Packages and Itinerary Planner will assist you to build quality vacation, save time and money:
You can reach Czech borders by car within an hour from Viena or Krakow in two or three hours from Nuremberg or Munich and in four hours from Berlin or Frankfurt.
For Czech people freedom and democracy are at the pinnacle of the most important values.
www.discoverczech.com   (492 words)

  
 Information server city of Prague
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic.
www.prague-city.cz uses the news service of the Czech News Agency (CTK) databases with the copyright content.
Transcription, distribution or further reproduction of this content to the public in any form is strictly prohibited without a prior permission of the CTK.
www.prague-city.cz   (185 words)

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