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Key facts about the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic or Czechia, is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east, and Poland to the northeast. It joined the EU in 2004.
It has a population of approximately 10.5 million people. The capital city is Prague that has a population of approximately 1.3 million inhabitants.

The Czech Republic is part of the Schengen Zone.

The currency is the Czech Koruna (CZK).

The international dialling code can be found here

AMSP CR-Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises represents the interests of approximately 260,000 entrepreneurs.

The automotive industry is the Czech Republic’s largest industry but other key sectors in the region include iron and steel production, chemical production, electronics, transport equipment, textiles, glass, ceramics and pharmaceuticals.

Useful links

Embassy information for the Czech Republic in Ireland
World Bank - Operating in the Czech Republic

A detailed breakdown by the World Bank for doing business with The Czech Republic in 2019. The report includes Economy Profile, Starting a Business, Construction Permits, Getting Credit, Protecting Minor Investors, Paying Taxes, Trading Across Borders, Labour Market Regulations and more.

Sea Ports

View Seaports of the Czech Republic on with information on anchorage depth and types of harbours.


Czech Republic cities with airports and further aviation information.

Tax Information

Find out about local taxes and check VAT numbers

Enterprise Ireland in the Czech Republic
SME United

Details of the Czech Republic's local SME entities.

Map Of the Czech Republic