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General information

National symbols


National Flag   National Seal

Description of the National Seal
The three original lands of the Czech Crown are represented on the national seal by three crests:
a lion with two tails representing Bohemia, a red-and-white chequered eagle representing Moravia and a black eagle bearing a silver crescent representing Silesia.

Facts and Data
National Anthem: Kde domov můj (Where is my home)
Area: 78,886 sq.km
Capital: Prague (Praha) (Population: 1,213,800)
Length of state border: 2,303 km
Population: 10,5 million
Population density: 131 inhabitants/sq. km
Time zone: Central European Time (C.E.T.)
Political system: Parliamentary democracy
Currency: Koruna (Kc) - Czech crown (CZK)



Czechia and the Council of Europe


An overview of the activities of the Council of Europe in relation to Czechia, including the Czech representation in individual CoE bodies, the monitoring reports and the reports on the implementation of CoE conventions by the Czech Republic, shows the wide spectrum of cooperation between the Czech Republic and the Council of Europe.