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This is the Prague Astronomical clock. It is a midevil astronomical clock in Prague, the capitol of the Czech republic. The clock was first installed in 1410. Making it the third oldest astronomical clock in the world and the only one still operating today.
The Czech Republic is bordered by Germany, Hungary, Poland, Austria, and Slovakia.
Czech is the only official language of the Czech republic and it is spoken by about 96% of the population. besides this other languages can be heard here. Particularly Slovak, German, Polish, and Romany.
The Czech language is strongly influenced by Latin and German. It rolls off the tongue easily and has a singsong type of melody
The Czech Republic started out as Christians. In 863 A.D., two brothers Cyril and Metodej arrived as Christian missionaries. After their arrival, Christianity became a big thing. Today the Czech republic enjoys strict freedom of religion. However, religion was virtually outlawed and church going was strongly discouraged.
Presently, 39.8% of Czechs consider themselves atheist; 39.2% are Roman Catholics; 4.6% are Protestant, with 1.9% in the Czech-founded Hussite Reform Church, 1.6% in the Czech Brotherhood Evangelic Church, and 0.5% in the Silesian Evangelic Church; 3% are members of the Orthodox Church; and 13.4% are undecided.
Czech goulash is a common dish in the Czech republic. It usually consists of beef, pork, or game with onion and spices. but there are several vegetarian varieties made with cabbage or potatoes. It is usually accompanied by knedlo or sometimes bread. And it is traditionally served at home as a pot of goulash can last several days.
The most popular sport in the Czech republic is football (soccer), ice hockey, volley ball, tennis and kickball (an original Czech sport similar to volleyball in which the players kick the ball over a low net.
By far, the most familiar Czech folk dance is the polka, which is sung and danced on Czech days in every German biergarten and Czech-speaking community in the world. The polka is a major attraction in Czech tourism today. The polka is performed with accordions, clarinets, trumpets or French horns, sometimes bass or trap drums and almost always, a tuba.
The Czech republic wore clothes made from wool and home spun linen materials. idealistic for the local winters however during the warm seasons they wore lightweight fabrics such as silk
Women’s traditional clothing consisted of two aprons, which were tied at the front and at the back, and a white blouse. For Men, a typical outfit would include long breeches and a loose jacket. The Czech nation’s favorite cloth was wool and sheep skin coats, and have been a staple worn for ages across the Czech lands.
the Czech republic mostly consists of stacked apartment flats. Houses to rent are more likely to be found outside of the big cities and industrial centers in rural areas.
in the Czech republic, the president is the head of state but the prime minister is the head of government.
Some of the biggest events in the Czech republic is, in 750 AD, the Slovenes Christianized. in 2002, prauge suffered the worst flooding in 200 years. and US President Barack Obama, canceled plans for the missile defense bases in Czech Republic and Poland.
in 1848, the Czech revolution happened. their enemy was the Austrian emperor. sadly they were defeated. in 1950, the Czech republic got caught up in the Korean war. it was a cease fire between south Korea and the communist states.
Alphonse Muche, was a Czech Art Noumea painter and decorative artist, known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs.
Josef Sudek was the artist that started the photography aspect in art in the modern Czech republic

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