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There are over 2,000 castles, keeps, and castle ruins in the Czech Republic, one of the highest density in the world Prague's GDP per capita (PPP) is twice the Czech national average, and higher than any EU member states' national average except Luxembourg Czech people are the world's heaviest consumers of beer Sigmund Freud, the famous psychologist and psychoanalysis was a Czech. He was born in Freiberg, Moravia, in 1856

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Latitude and Longitude 49º 30' N, 14º 30' E
Area 78900 km2
Capital Prague
Time Zone UTC+1
Official Name Czech Republic
Currency Czech Koruna (CZK)
Government Republic
Legislature Bicameral
Population 10220911
Independence Date 01/01/93
International Dialing Code 420
ISO Code alpha-3 CZ
ISO Code alpha-2 CZE
GDP per Capita (PPP) $24,500.00
Climate Type Temperate
Major Language(s) Czech (official), German, Slovak
Major Ethnic Groups Czech, Moravian, Slovak
Major Religious Groups Christian (Roman Catholic)
Administrative Divisions 13 Regions (kraje)
Neighbouring Countries Austria, Germany, Poland, Slovakia
Major Industries Metallury, Machinery and equipment, Motor vehicles, Glass, Armaments
Natural Resources Coal, Kaolin, Timber, Clay