Embassy in India
New Delhi50-M, Niti Marg, Chanakyapuri
Phone : +91-11-24155200
Fax : +91-11-24155270
Web : www.mzv.cz/newdelhi
Consulate in India
Kolkata4 Lee Road, Kalkata
Phone : +91-33-22907406, +91-33-22837178
Fax : +91-33-22907411
Indian Embassy in Czech republic
PragueMilady Horákové 60/93
Phone : +420-2575-33490
Fax : +420-2575-33378, +420-2575-33285
Web : http://www.india.cz/
|Capital and largest city||Prague
|Ethnic groups (2014)||64% Czechs
|Religion||88.5% non-religious or undeclared
10.4% Roman Catholic
|Currency||Czech koruna (CZK)|
|Drives on the||right|
|Patron saint||St. Wenceslaus|
|ISO 3166 code||CZ|
The Czech Republic, in Central Europe, is a country that's known for its ornate castles, native beers and long history. Prague, the capital, is home to grand 9th-century Prague Castle, a preserved medieval old town and statue-lined Charles Bridge. Český Krumlov, a small town in the South Bohemia region, is notable for its wealth of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, many of which house restaurants and shops.
The Czech Republic has the most developed industrialized economic system of the countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The country has quickly become the most stable and prosperous of the post-Communist states of Europe.The principal industries are heavy and general machine-building, iron and steel production, metalworking, chemical production,electronics, transportation equipment, textiles, glass, brewing, china, ceramics, and pharmaceuticals. Its main agricultural products are sugar beets, fodder roots, potatoes, wheat, and hops.
Higher education forms the highest level of the Czech education system. Czech higher education dates back six hundred years. In 1348 Emperor Charles IV founded a university in Prague which is the oldest academic institution in the Central Europe. It is now called the Charles University.It is an increasingly popular destination for international study.There are certainly many reasons for choosing the Czech Republic as a study destination: universities with long-standing reputations, unique conception and interesting specializations, affordable tuition fees and living costs, and last but not least, a vibrant and colorful cultural life in the heart of Europe.
Tourism in the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic has become one of the major tourist destinations in Europe. The capital, Prague, is the most popular destination. Other highly visited destinations include Karlštejn Castle, Kutná Hora, Český Krumlov, České Budějovice and the Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape.
The Czech Republic is a landlocked piece of land with rolling plains, hills, and plateaus surrounded by low mountains. In those mountains many natural resources are mined including hard coal, soft coal, kaolin, clay, graphite. With 34% of the land making up woodland and forest areas, forest products also make up a considerable natural resource.
The climate of the Czech Republic can be described as typical European continental influenced climate with warm, dry summers and fairly cold winters. January is the coldest month with daytime temperatures usually around zero, but in some cases winter months can be very cold with temperatures far below zero and strong, cold winds.
Lightweight cotton clothing is advised for the summer months, with a Sweater for cool evenings and an umbrella/raincoat. Waterproof medium- to heavy wear is necessary for the winter.