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Centrally located

The Czech Republic sits in the middle of Europe, making it geographically convenient for travelers.

Prague is well-connected to the rest of the world by air. Example: Czech Airlines operates a daily nonstop flight between New York and Prague.

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10.3 million

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Recent history in brief

Czechoslovakia was occupied by Germany in World War II and was controlled by the Russians in the post-war communist era. In 1989, the people demonstratively convinced Russia to relinquish its control without a battle (today that event is called the "Velvet Revolution"). In 1993, Czechoslovakia peacefully split into two countries, the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic.

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