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Czech Republic


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A short presentation about Czech Republic and Prague. It covers basic information, some pictures and reasons why to go there.

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Czech Republic

  1. 2. About Czech Republic <ul><li>Area: 79 000 km 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 10,4 mil. inh. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital city: Prague </li></ul><ul><li>Head of the state: President </li></ul><ul><li>Language: Czec h </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: Czech crown </li></ul>
  2. 3. About Czech Republic <ul><li>Formation: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>890 – Principality of Bohemia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>28. 10. 1918 – Czechoslovakia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1. 1. 1993 – Czech Republic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>M ember of EU (since 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>M ember of NATO (since 1999) </li></ul>
  3. 4. About Prague <ul><li>The capital of the CR </li></ul><ul><li>Founded: 8 th century </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 1,2 mil. inh. </li></ul><ul><li>The political , cultural and economical centre of Czech Republic. </li></ul><ul><li>The historic centre of Prague is included in the UNESCO list . </li></ul><ul><li>4,1 mil. international visitors per year. </li></ul>Prague
  4. 5. Prague in pictures
  5. 6. Prague in pictures
  6. 7. Prague in pictures
  7. 8. Political System <ul><li>The President is a formal head of state  (with limited specific powers). </li></ul><ul><li>He i s elected by a joint session of the parliament for a five-year term, with no more than two consecutive terms . </li></ul><ul><li>Václav Klaus is the current president of Czech Republic </li></ul>Parliamentary republic
  8. 9. Political System <ul><li>The  Prime Minister  is the head of government and has considerable powers . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Prime Minister and ministers represent the executive power. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parliament is bicameral: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chamber of Deputies (200 members) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Senate (81 members) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parliament represents the legislative power. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Judicial power is, on behalf of the republic, executed by independent courts.   </li></ul>
  9. 10. Why to go there? <ul><li>Prague </li></ul>
  10. 11. Why to go there? <ul><li>Czech beer </li></ul>
  11. 12. Why to go there? <ul><li>Czech girls </li></ul>
  12. 13. Why to go there? <ul><li>Natural wealth </li></ul>
  13. 14. Why to go there? <ul><li>The prices are mostly lower than in the Western Europe or the USA. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Thank you for you r attention ! Michal Pařízek , The University of Economics, Prague, 2009