Czech Republic

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Surface: 78 866 km²
Capital: Prague (Prague)
Population: 10,512,208 inhabitants (2012)

Travel advice

Availability: No special safety risks.
More information on this advice can be found at national government.

best time

May, June and September are the best months to travel to the Czech Republic. During these months, you have the best chance for pleasant temperatures.


Czech is the official language in the Czech Republic. In addition, German, Polish and Romani is spoken.

Travel documents

You must have a valid identity card or passport.
A visa is not required.

Immunization (vaccination)

You do not need vaccinations to visit the Czech Republic.


In the Czech Republic is paid with the Czech koruna (CZK).

Traffic and route

In the Czech Republic you must drive on the right side of the road.
On motorways and highways in the Czech Republic is a toll sticker (dalnici známka) mandatory.
The vignette is mandatory for motor vehicles (with or without trailer) up to 12000 kg.
The toll sticker can be purchased at Czech border crossings, Czech post offices and some large petrol stations.


In the Czech Republic you can use a Dutch flat plug.
A round plug must have a cutout for the earth pin present in the outlet. You need a travel adapter if your plug does not have such a recess.

Tap water
In many regions the water comes directly from the source and is being strictly controlled.

News and newspapers
The latest news concerning the Czech Republic can be found on Google news.
A summary of the newspapers from the Czech Republic can be found at Abyznewslinks.


Websites in the Czech Republic end in .cz.
Official websites of Czech Republic: and

Photos and videos

On Flickr, you will find a nice collection of photos of the Czech Republic.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from the Czech Republic.


An overview of all holidays in the Czech Republic can be found at

Protected areas and World Heritage

An overview of the protected areas (among others national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in the Czech Republic can be found on Protected Planet.
An overview of the World Heritage in the Czech Republic can be found on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Countries Embassy, ​​GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.