The Czech Republic lies at the heart of Central Europe. It is situated between the rugged Sudetes Mountains and the wooded hills of the Bohemian Forest. The fertile northwest is crossed by the great Elbe and the Vltava rivers. Here, and in the south central regions there are many farms and thriving industrial centers.
The Czech Republic includes most of former Czechoslovakia’s important industrial areas. Its factories produce steel, machinery, paper, glass, and ceramics. Beer is a major product. Over two-thirds of its people live in towns or cities, and many are employed in the...More