Capital city: Prague
Population: 10.3 million
Total area: 78.866 km2 (30.450 sq mi)
The highest point: Sněžka at 1.602 m (5.260 ft)
Government: Parliamentary republic (President: Milos Zeman)
Annual tourist traffic: 6 680 400 (2007)
Official language: Czech
The Czech Republic is located at the very heart of Central Europe. This small nation boasts a host of spectacular cultural treasures and a varied, rich tapestry of natural wonders. Thanks to increased exports, the interest of foreign investors and the drive of domestic business people, Czech economy continues to experience dynamic growth.