The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The country has borders with Poland to the north, Germany to the northwest and west, Austria to the south, and Slovakia to the east. Historic Prague (Praha), a major tourist attraction, is its capital and largest city.
Language: The official language is Czech. English and German are also spoken.
Electricity: Generally 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Most major hotels have standard international two-pin razor plugs. Lamp fittings are normally of the screw type.
Climate: The weather is quite unsettled, with generally cold winters and mild summers. Spring and summer have the highest rainfall.
Food & Drink: Czech food is described as "rich and seductive" because of the large number of pastry shops, smoked hams, dumplings, sauerkraut, and bohemian beer.