- About the size of South Carolina, it only takes approximately 7 hours by car to drive from the eastern to western border.
- Many include the Czech Republic as part of eastern Europe, however it is actually situated in central Europe, bordered by Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland.
- A very young country, the country gained its independence in 1993 when the former country of Czechoslovakia separated peacefully into two countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia .
Prague is by far the main reason people come to the Czech Republic. The City of a Hundred Spires