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Famous People from the Czech Republic

Be it its world-famous politicians, top-class sportsmen, Nobel Prize laureates or globally lauded writers and musicians, the Czech Republic boasts many famous natives who significantly contributed to their diverse fields. Here is a list of some of the world-known Czechs who have earned unparalleled name and an irreplaceable place in the country’s history. Charles IV …

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Prague and Brno considered among top 10 best student cities in the world

The QS Best Student Cities 2019 has placed both Prague and Brno among the most attractive cities in the world to pursue studies in. The two Czech cities finished in the top 10 based on the ‘Student View’ indicator. Brno ranked sixth, Prague eight. The indicator is based on a short survey completed by 87,000 …

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STUDENT CITY: Prague

Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and the home to the highest number of universities and colleges in the country. With over 1,281,000 residents, thousands of tourists visiting every day and large expat communities, Prague is the cultural, economic and educational center of the country. It is also the seat of the …

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STUDENT CITY: Brno

Brno is the second largest Czech city, located in the South Moravian region. The city is famous for the medieval Spilberk Castle which dominates the city skyline, Villa Tugendhat, the icon of modernism, and the nearby natural sight Moravian Karst. Brno is the seat of the Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court. Brno is also …

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STUDENT CITY: Ostrava

The third largest city is Ostrava, the administrative center of the Moravian-Silesian region. Ostrava is situated only 15 kilometers from the border with Poland and is the meeting point of four rivers: Odra, Opava, Ostravice and Lucina. Ostrava used to be a coal-mining and metallurgical center, but in the past three decades, its economic bas …

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STUDENT CITY: Hradec Králové

Hradec Králové is located in the eastern part of Bohemia. The city lies on the confluence of rivers Elba and Orlice and contains many buildings of historical and architectural significance. The city landmarks are the Renaissance White Tower, the Gothic Church of the Holy Spirit, the baroque Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary …

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STUDENT CITY: Olomouc

Olomouc is a city in Moravia and the administrative center of the Olomouc Region. It has about 100,000 residents with a surrounding urban zone of a population of 480,000 people. Olomouc has several historical religious buildings and large squares. The city center is dominated by the Holy Trinity Column, which has been inscribed on the …

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STUDENT CITY: Zlín

Zlín is located in the southeastern Moravia. The city is most famous for the Bata Shoes company which started off as a family business in 1894 and now has over 5,300 shops in more than 70 countries. The city is home to the Tomas Bata University in Zlín, named after the Bata Shoes founder. The …

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STUDENT CITY: Plzeň

Plzen, usually called Pilsner in English, is a city west of Prague. The city is world-famous for its Pilsner beer which was first brewed there in 1842. The dominant landmark of the historical center of Pilsner is the Church of St Bartholomew with a tower over 100 meters high. The University of West Bohemia is …

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STUDENT CITY: Ústí nad Labem

Ústí nad Labem is a city in the north-western part of Bohemia, only 20 kilometers from the border with Germany. It is located in the Labe river valley and the Mariánský Bridge built over the river in between 1993-1998 is considered one of the best structures of recent decades. The city is home to Univerzita …

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