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Czech Republic: Geography & Maps


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  • Snezka is the tallest in the Czech Republic
  • Pancavsky Waterfall in Krkonose Mountains
  • Prague is Praha in Czech
  • Confluence of the Vitava and Elbe rivers

A small, landlocked country located in Central Europe, the Czech Republic is bordered by Poland in the north, the Slovak Republic in the east, Austria in the south and Germany in the west.  The country is divided into three historical regions: Bohemia in the west, Moravia in the southeast and a part of Silesia in the northeast.  Bohemia is the largest of the regions covering approximately two-thirds of the country and hosts the capital city, Prague.  Located on the banks of the Vltava River, Prague is the country’s largest city and serves as the commercial and cultural centre.

The Czech Republic hosts various mountain ranges including the Krkonoše, the Krusné Hory, Sŭmava, Hruby Jesenik and Moravian-Silesian Beskydy.  Of these ranges, the highest peak is Sněžka which stands at 1,602m (5.256 ft).  The longest river in the country is the Lahe which begins in the mountains in the northeast, travelling south, west and north before becoming the River Elbe.


 

Czech Republic Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to the Czech Republic.

Learn about the history and culture of the Czech Republic, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about the Czech Republic's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering the Czech Republic for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Czech Republic tours today!

 


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