The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe, bordering Germany, Austria, Poland, and Slovakia. The Czech Republic is a parliamentary democracy based in capital city Prague of 10,627,448 people. While the Republic of Czechoslovakia gained independence in 1918, the Czech Republic gained its own independence in 1993 when Czechoslovakia dissolved peacefully into Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

General Information
Official Name: 
Czech Republic, Česká Republika
Capitol: 
Prague
Population: 
10,535,000
Languages: 
Czech
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
78,865
Year of UN Membership: 
1993
Year of Present State Formation: 
1993
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$198.537 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$28,086 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
-0.90 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.86
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
24.90
Unemployment: 
7.00%
Economic Grouping: 
Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Eastern European Group
European Community
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
Australia Group
BIS: Bank for International Settlements
BSEC: Black Sea Economic Cooperation Zone
CD: Community of Democracies
CoEu: Council of Europe
CEI: Central European Initiative
CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research
EAPC: Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council
EBRD: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
EIB: European Investment Bank
ESA: European Space Agency
EU: European Union
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IEA: International Energy Agency
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
IMSO: International Mobile Satellite Organization
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NEA: Nuclear Energy Agency
NSG: Nuclear Suppliers Group, aka London Group
OAS: Organization of American States
OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
OSCE: Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
PCA: Permanent Court of Arbitration
Schengen Convention
SELEC: Convention of the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
ZC: Zangger Committee
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
MONUSCO: UN Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
420 Lexington Ave., suite 240
New York, NY 10170
(646) 786-7631
(646) 695-4932
un.newyork@embassy.mzv.cz
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