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  Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The republic borders Poland to the north, Germany to the northwest and west, Austria to the south, and Slovakia to the east.
The Czech parliament (Parlament) is bicameral, with a Chamber of Deputies (Poslanecká sněmovna) and a Senate (Senát).
The majority of the inhabitants of the Czech Republic (95%) are ethnically Czech and speak Czech, a member of the Slavic languages.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/c/cz/czech_republic.html   (901 words)

  
 Moravian-Silesian Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Moravian-Silesian Region (in Czech Moravskoslezský kraj) is an administrative unit (kraj) of the Czech Republic, located it the north-eastern part of its hitorical region of Moravia and in most of the Czech part of the historical region of Silesia.
The region borders the Olomouc Region (to the west) and Zlín Region (to the south).
It is a very industrial region, which was called the "Steel Heart of the Country" in the communist era, for its prevalence of heavy industry, especially steel works.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Moravian-Silesian_Region   (1260 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Olomouc Region (Czech: Olomoucký kraj) is an administrative unit (Czech: kraj) of the Czech Republic, located in the north-western and central part of its historical region of Moravia (Morava) and in a small part of the historical region of Silesia (Slezsko).
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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Czech-Republic   (6131 words)

  
 Czech Republic Regions
New proposed NUTS codes for the Czech Republic were issued on 2004-09-15.
Elections for the new regions took place in fall 2000, and the regions were instituted on 2001-01-01, one year late.
Region: Names are in adjectival form, and are normally followed by "kraj" (except Praha, which is a city, and Vysočina).
www.statoids.com /ucz.html   (1137 words)

  
 Regions of the Czech Republic
The South Moravian Region is the fourth largest region in the Czech Republic, with the third largest population.
The South Moravian region shares borders with Austria and Slovakia, and within the Czech Republic also borders the South Bohemia, Vysocina, Olomouc, Pardubice and Zlin regions.
Natural conditions within the region are extremely diverse, and have a considerable influence on the method of land use and the way of life as a whole in the region.
www.bestinczech.com /region/jihomoravsky_region.htm   (279 words)

  
 Czech Republic - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Czech Republic or Czechia is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
The Czech Republic is a parliamentary democracy, whose head of state is a president, indirectly elected every five years by the parliament.
The majority of the inhabitants of Czechia (95%) are ethnically Czech and speak Czech, a member of the Slavic languages.
openproxy.ath.cx /cz/Czech_Republic.html   (993 words)

  
 For Journalists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jan Březina, the Olomouc Region’s Chief Executive, on the course of a project designed to present the individual Czech regions at the forthcoming World Exhibition EXPO in Japan to be held in 2005.
The Liberec Region in North Bohemia was one of the Czech Republic’s first regions to join the project of Czech regional presentations at the EXPO.
They were gradually introduced to the project aimed at presenting the Czech regions at the World Exhibition EXPO 2005 Aichi, and to the possibility of promoting long-term cooperation with their partner prefectures in Japan.
www.expo2005.cz /scripts/detail.php?id=60   (598 words)

  
 Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Czech Republic (Czech: Česká republika), is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
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 (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 Snezka at 1,602 m.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Czech-Republic.htm   (1044 words)

  
 UNDP | Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
The Czech Republic is strategically situated in the heart of Central Europe, where it enjoys political and economic stability.
The long-lasting cooperation between UNDP and the Czech Republic in the area of official development assistance (ODA) has resulted in a new type of partnership under the umbrella of the East-East Cooperation regional programme.
Czech know-how is transferred in the form of group training programmes, workshops, study tours, fellowships, technical assistance and information services.
europeandcis.undp.org /?wspc=CP_CZ   (1047 words)

  
 Regions of the Czech Republic
Location of the region in the middle of Europe, its inner potential, natural and cultural conditions and long history of the region make a good ground for future successful development of the region.
To the south it borders with Pilsen region, to the east with Usti region.
On some places, especially to the north of the region in Krusne hory and also to the southeast (north of Marianske Lazne), the climatic conditions are colder with approximately 20 summer days, 160 days with subzero temperatures and temperature average of 5°C. The annual rainfall rate reaches 1000 mm.
www.bestinczech.com /region/karlovarsky_region.htm   (635 words)

  
 Report on the security situation in the czech republic in 1999, Ministerstvo vnitra
Apart from Prague and the West Bohemian region, a decline in the number of crimes ascertained was recorded in all regions.
Regarding the number of crimes against property, the sequence of the first four regions corresponds with the sequence of the regions by absolute numbers of the crimes ascertained (with the exception of Prague, a decline was recorded in all regions).
Central Bohemia ranks among the three regions where a rise in crimes of violence was recorded (at the end of 1998 it was the only Czech region where the decline in such crimes was recorded), moreover there was an increase in the number of ascertained thefts of cars.
www.mvcr.cz /dokumenty/bezp_si99/angl/cin1.html   (793 words)

  
 Prague - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prague (Praha in Czech) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic.
Prague is served by Ruzyně International Airport, which is the hub of the flag carrier, CSA Czech Airlines.
Prague is also the site of most important offices and institutions of the Czech Republic, including the President, the Government and both houses of the Parliament.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Prague   (712 words)

  
 Czech Centre London: Floods in the Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tourists planning to visit Prague or some other affected regions of the country, should contact their hotel or friends in the Czech Republic and check the current local situation before travelling.
Due to the worst floods in the history of the country and their aftermath the State of Emergency declared by the the Czech Government remains in force until the end of August in Prague, Central and Southern Bohemia and Plzen and Usti nad Labem regions.
From the total of 14 regions of the Czech Republic 10 have been afflicted by the floods.
www.czechcentre.org.uk /press_centre/releases/floods_embassy.html   (453 words)

  
 ICL - Czech Republic - Constitution
The territory of the Czech Republic encompasses an indivisible whole whose state border may be altered exclusively by constitutional laws.
The capital of the Czech Republic is Prague.
Judges of all courts of the Czech Republic, exercising the function of judge on the day on which this Constitution comes into effect, are considered judges appointed according to the Constitution of the Czech Republic.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/ez00000_.html   (6266 words)

  
 Regions
Uniqueness of the region: Usti Region, one of the most industrial areas of the Czech Republic, used to serve many years as the energy resource of the country (leading position in the extraction of brown coal and power production).
Typical food: Czech cuisine is generally famous with its bread and fruit dumplings, and also with inventive potato dishes.
Regional Chamber of Commerce of the Usti Region
www.expo2005.cz /en/regions/ustecky.shtml   (557 words)

  
 Will the Czech Republic's regions really benefit from EU accession? - 14-04-2004 - Radio Prague
One of the potential benefits of membership is that the country will be entitled to money from EU funds allocated for regional development, as the aim is to eliminate differences between regions and ensure their smooth development within the European Union.
But the regional governors have agreed this is too late and that certainly this year, the Czech Republic's regions won't be able to obtain the whole sum on offer.
One rather atypical region of the Czech Republic is the city of Prague.
www.radio.cz /en/article/52741   (621 words)

  
 Czech Republic - Gurupedia
Basically one of the most stable and prosperous of the post-Communist states, the Czech Republic has been recovering from recession since mid-1999.
The majority of the inhabitants of the Czech Republic (95%) are ethnically Czech and speak Czech, a member of the
Slovaks remained in the Czech Republic and comprise roughly 2% of the current population.
www.gurupedia.com /c/cz/cz.htm   (861 words)

  
 Czech Republic - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is bound by Poland to the north, Austria to the south, Germany to the west and Slovakia to the east.
(1.) Bohemia which is the western region of the country with the Ore Mountains rising in the northwest from the Paleozoic rock hill ranges while the wooded hills of the Bohemian forest lie to the southwest.
The lowland plains of Moravia separate the Bohemian region from the Carpathian Mountains of Slovakia and have formed a narrow corridor between the plains of Poland and the Danube Valley.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/czech.htm   (1294 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Czech Republic
He was regional devlopment minister in the government of Mr Gross.
Private media in the Czech Republic mushroomed in the 1990s, and private radio and TV stations provide stiff competition for public broadcasters.
An angry dispute over the control of Czech public television at the end of 2000 showed that efforts to rid state media of political interference were ongoing.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1108489.stm   (701 words)

  
 3104-02, Labour Market in the Czech Republic - List of tables   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When preparing the publication we were trying to offer the reader a wide view of labour market trends in the Czech Republic from the perspective of the new administrative arrangement at the level of NUTS 2 and NUTS 3.
Annual averages of population of the Czech Republic aged 15 or more by activity status and gross age groups.
Annual averages of persons employed in national economy of the Czech Republic by five-year age groups and the level of the highest educational attainment.
www.czso.cz /eng/edicniplan.nsf/otisk/3104-02-1993_2001-list_of_tables   (982 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional:Europe:Czech Republic:Regions
The region of Central Bohemia is situated in the middle of the Czech Republic, forming a ring around the capital city of Prague and covering almost 14% of the country.
Founded after 1948, Liberec is situated to the North of the Czech Republic and covers an area of approximately 3160 square kilometres.
Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic which lies in the heart of Europe, neighboring with Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland.
dmoz.org /Regional/Europe/Czech_Republic/Regions/desc.html   (1134 words)

  
 Selenium Status of Cattle in the Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Selenium status was assessed directly by determination of selenium concentration, or indirectly by measurement of glutathione peroxidase activity in whole blood samples collected from 879 cattle (733 cows, 63 calves, 42 heifers, 41 finishing bulls) reared on 93 farms in 12 of the 14 regions of the Czech Republic.
Selenium-deficient herds were detected in almost all regions of the Czech Republic.
It is evident that selenium deficiency in cattle is a topical problem in the Czech Republic and that selenium status must be monitored within preventive diagnostics in all age groups of cattle to decide correctly on the most effective way of supplementation.
www.vfu.cz /parazit/acta-vet/vol71/003-02.htm   (225 words)

  
 Winne.com - Welcome
In 2002, three main events marked the Czech history: the invitation to join the European Union in the Copenhagen summit, and the NATO Summit successfully held in Prague in November 2002.
The last event was one of the worst in Europe last summer: the devastating floods that hit many of the cities of the country at the end of summer 2002.
December the 13th 2002 was an important date for the Czech Republic since the country was invited, during the Copenhagen Summit, to joint the European Union by May 2004.
www.winne.com /czech2/bf04.html   (416 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Central Europe floodwaters begin to recede   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As waters began to ebb in devastated regions of the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Russia and Romania on Tuesday (August 20), relief and recovery crews faced the daunting task of cleaning up a region littered with debris while health officials warned of the potential threat of disease.
Health officials in affected regions of Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Russia and Romania attempted to ward off the potential spread of diseases such as hepatitis.
One major source of concern for health officials in the Czech Republic was the inundation of the former Nazi concentration camp Theresienstadt, a cemetery where more than 10,000 Holocaust victims are buried.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/2a3d34c85364866185256c1c004a0959   (572 words)

  
 Czech Republic : CZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Czech Republic : CZ The Czech Republic or Czechia is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
Czechia consists of 13 regions (kraje, singular - kraj) and one capital city (hlavní město), marked by a *:
The Czech landscape is quite varied; Bohemia to the west consists of a basin, drained by the Labe (Elbe) 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.
www.findword.org /cz/cz.html   (1122 words)

  
 Winne.com - Welcome
The Czechs are plain-spoken, even-tempered people, revealing a spectrum of cultural, religious and political influences that is surprisingly broad for such a small country - German and Austrian to Polish and Hungarian, liberal to deeply traditional, global-thinking to fiercely nationalistic.
Practically every day is a saint's day in the Czech Republic, and 'special days', festivals and public holidays are widely acknowledged.
The history is full of Czech names like Thomas Garrigue Masaryk (1850 - 1937) - who was an university professor, a philosopher and a politician, often called ''Father of the Nation" and who was elected first President of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1918.
www.winne.com /czech2/bf03.html   (464 words)

  
 Czech Republic - Atlas Travel Directory
January 1993, the country underwent a "velvet divorce" into its two national components, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Regions of the Czech Republic ; see also: Overview of regions in Czech Republic The Czech Republic consists of 13 regions (kraje, singular - kraj) and one capital city (hlavní m?sto), marked by a *:...
Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, D.C. companies looking for US partners, tradeshows in the Czech Republic, Learn about the Czech Republic's accession to the European Union Also on Our Site: Calendar of events Shops and...
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