Air tickets to the Czech Republic

Czech Republic

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Ten handy facts about the Czech Republic

  1. The countries of the Czech Republic and Slovakia came into being on 1 January 1993 when Czechoslovakia peacefully split in two.
  2. The "Velvet Revolution" of 1989 that overthrew the communist government was so named because it was achieved through peaceful mass demonstrations.
  3. Rivers that flow through the Czech Republic empty into three different seas; The Baltic, the Black Sea and the North Sea.
  4. The Czech Republic is comprised of two historic regions; Bohemia and Moravia. It also takes in part of Lower Austria and Silesia.
  5. The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague, was once the capital of Europe when, during the 14th century, the Holy Roman Empire was ruled by Charles IV, King of Bohemia.
  6. The highest mountain in the Czech Republic is the Sn?žka at 1602 meters.
  7. The unique Baroque Theatre in ?eský Krumlov holds only one performance a year when a Baroque opera is performed by candlelight.
  8. In Karlovy Vary, a spa–town, the largest spring rises from 3,000 meters underground and spouts 12 meters into the air.
  9. In 1805, Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Russian and Austrian armies at the Battle of Austerlitz, near what is now the Czech Republic’s second city, Brno.
  10. The first beer brewing text book was written by the Czech, Frantisek Ondrej Poupe, in the 18th century.

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