Czech Republic Description
The Czech Republic is located in the heart of Europe and shares borders with Germany, Poland, Austria and Slovakia. The territory of the republic of nearly 79000 square meters and comprises the historic area of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. Capital - Prague, the largest city in the country. Most settlements are small. Of the major isolate the city of Brno, Plzen, Ceske Budejovice, Olomouc, Hradec Králové and Ostrava.
In the landscape of the country is dominated by hills and the average winter - Czech massif, surrounded by mountain ranges Šumava, Czech forest, Giant Mountains and Bohemian-Moravian Uplands. Longest river - Vltava length of 440 km. Czech Republic is situated on the Czech-Moravian Highlands, which is the watershed between the Elbe and the Danube. Elbe - Labe it is - takes place on the territory of the Czech Republic, the other large rivers - the Morava, Odra - it also Oder - Ohře Arrow Berunka.
Landscapes of the Czech Republic amazing in its beauty and diversity. Wide valleys with a dense network of rivers and lakes are replaced by dense forests, hills and mountain ranges, the repository of centuries of freshness and coolness stalactite caves. Here are the most popular medicinal springs resorts in Europe - Karlovy Vary, Marianske Lazne and Velichovky - constitute the "golden triangle of the Czech health.
15000 lakes and ponds, rock formations, sandstone, 2000 mineral water springs, hundreds of palaces and castles, meadows and fields - all Czech Republic. The most valuable natural areas protected by the state. They have become national parks and reserves - nearly 12 percent of the territory.
Prague - the capital of the Czech Republic. One of the most beautiful cities not only Czech but also in Europe.