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General


Population: 10,190,213 (2011)
Land Area: 78,866 sq km
Natural Resources: Coal, kaolin, clay, graphite, timber
Capital: Prague
Political System: Parliamentary Democracy
State Leader: Vaclav Klaus (2003)
Head of Government: Petr Necas (2010)
Languages: Czech, Slovak
Currency: Czech Koruna (CZK)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic 26.8%, Protestant 2.1%, Other 3.3%, Unspecified 8.8%, Unaffiliated 59%
Major Ethnicities: Czech 90.4%, Moravian 3.7%, Slovak 1.9%, Other 4%
Life Expectancy: 77.19 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 195.2 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 262.8 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 25,600 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 2.3% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 2.2%, Industry 38.3%, Services 59.5% (2010)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 3.1%, Industry 38.6%, Services 58.3% (2009)
Industries: Metallurgy, machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, glass, armaments
Agriculture Products: Wheat, potatoes, sugar beets, hops, fruits; pigs, poultry
Human Development Index: 0.865 (27th)
Tourism Revenue: 4.956 billion (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 7.1% (2010)

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Army Size: 22 272 (2004)
Budget: 1.46% of GDP (2007)

Current Situation

 

The Czech Republic is located in Central Europe, it is bordered by Poland, Germany, Slovakia and Austria. The Czech Republic's economy is one of the best for the ex-communist eastern bloc, since joining the European Union in 2004 foreign investment and exports have increased.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Czech Republic
The Economist: The World In 2010
Wikipedia: Czech Republic
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/CZE.html

Updated on: December 14, 2011