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About

The Czech Republic lies in the centre of Europe and borders Germany, Poland,
Slovakia and Austria. There are living a lot of expats in Czech Republic, namely a half million
foreigners. Because of the central location, you can visit a lot of places so you never have to
be bored again. A lot of (big) companies are founded in the Czech Republic, such as Zara
and Deloitte. Some inventions also came from the Czech Republic, such as sugar cubes and
contact lenses.

Food

Some typical Czech dishes are ‘Palačinky’, ‘Trdelník’, ‘Knedlíky’ and ‘Vepřo knedlo
zelo’. Palačinky is a typical Czech crêpe and they look a bit like the French ones. The crêpes
are usually filled with fruit, jam or nuts. Trdelník is a bit like a cake, but then rolled up and put
around a stick. The stick is thereafter grilled and topped with toppings like walnuts or sugar.
Knedlíky is a simple dish and it simply is boiled dumplings and the dumplings are usually
served on the side of dishes. Vepřo knedlo zelo are dumplings from roasted pork and
sauerkraut and is a classic Czech dish.

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Culture

When visiting the Czech Republic, be aware of a language barrier because not all
the inhabitants can speak English. So try to learn Czech when you can. We have written
down some facts about the Czech Republic. The Czech people have good manners and a
good sense of humor, which sometimes can be viewed as a little sarcastic. When talking to
someone you do not know, the manners are a little formal, because they do not know you.
Once you get to know each other, they will be very sociable and gracious. 

● The Czech Republic is part of the EU, so there is free traffic of goods. 
● There is a VAT percentage on goods of 0% and there is free traffic of goods.
● The currency in the Czech Republic is the Czech crown. 1 Czech crown is 0,039
Euro. 

Famous business people

Daniel Křetínský

Historical famous business people

Tomáš Baťa