Czech Republic Facts for Kids
Learn some interesting information about the Czech Republic while enjoying a range of fun facts and trivia that's perfect for kids!
Read about the Czech Republic's capital city, population, currency, famous citizens, history, traditional foods, popular sports and much more.
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe, it shares borders with Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Poland.
Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. Historically, Prague has been the capital of the Holy Roman Empire, an important city in Austria-Hungary, and the capital of Czechoslovakia. It is now one of the most visited cities in Europe.
Skoda Auto, the large European car manufacturer, is from the Czech Republic.
Drivers use the right-hand side of the road in the Czech Republic.
Franz Kafka (1883 - 1924) was a Czech, born Prague, he was a writer of novels and short stories. He wrote in German his mothers tongue and was regarded as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century.
Unique Czech dishes include roast pork with bread dumplings and stewed cabbage, roast beef with steamed dumplings and creamy vegetable sauce, roast duck with dumplings and red cabbage, and potato pancakes. Fish is rare, except at Christmas when carp is served.
The most popular sports in the Czech Republic are ice hockey, football, sport shooting, tennis, basketball, volleyball, handball, and athletics.
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