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About Czech Republic

The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name, Czechia, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. The country was a previous part of Czechoslovakia and gained independence on 1st January 1993. The country is bordered by Poland, Slovakia Austria, and Germany.

The country has a developed high-income export-oriented market and caters to Services, Manufacturing & Innovation sectors. Czech is famous for Automotive and related industries and supplies Cars and Trams across the world.

It is also the top 10 fastest growing countries in adopting technology and communications infrastructure.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionEastern Europe
Capital CityPrague
Government TypeUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Official LanguagesCzech
Currency Czech koruna, CZK
Phone Code +420
Important CitiesBrno, Ostrava, Pilsen, Olomouc, Liberec, ?eské Bud?jovice, Hradec Králové, Ústí nad Labem, Pardubice, Haví?ov, Zlín
National DayStatehood Day/National Day (30th May)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking41 (Very Easy)
Primary Industriesautomotive industry, machinery, iron and steel production, metallurgy, chemical production, electronics, transport equipment, textiles, glass, ceramics, defence and pharmaceuticals
Major ExportsMachinery precision engineering equipment transport equipment electronics pharmaceuticals medical equipment, Furniture, bedding, lighting , signs, prefab buildings, Vehicles, Rubber, rubber articles, Plastics, plastic articles, Mineral fuels including oil.
Major Exports to IndiaWood, Raw Materials, Stone and Glass, Metals, Plastic or Rubber, Chemicals, Transportation, Machinery and Electricals, Food Products, Animal
Major ImportsVehicle Parts , Office Machine Parts, Broadcasting Equipment, Cars, Computers, Optical, technical, medical apparatus, Electrical machinery, equipment, Pharmaceuticals, Articles of iron or steel.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Textiles and Clothing, Metals, Transportation, Hides and Skins, Plastic or rubber, Stone and Glass, Raw Materials, Footwear, Vegetables, Food Products
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaIndia-Czech Republic Bilateral Relations, Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation (JCEC) to boost bilateral economic ties
Bordering NationsGermany, Poland, Austria, Slovakia
Member ofThree Seas Initiative(3SI), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), European Economic Area(EEA), European Union(EU), International Investment Bank(IIB), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Regional Cooperation Council(RCC), United Nations(UN), Union for the Mediterranean(UfM), Visegrád Group(V4), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for Czech RepublicH.E. Hemant H. Kotalwar
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Milady Horákové 60/93, 170 00 Praha 7, Czech Republic
Phone: 00-420-257533490
Embassy Details of Czech Republic in IndiaH.E. Mr. Milan Hovorka
Embassy of the Czech Republic
50 M, Niti MargChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
Phone: +91-11-2415 5200 (O)