There are over 2,000 castles, keeps, and castle ruins in the Czech Republic, one of the highest densities in the world. That's pretty robust.
In 1843 sugar cubes were invented in the Czech town of Dačice. In 1961 soft contact lenses were invented in Prague. Connection? Probably not.
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The word "robot" comes from the Czech language (robota = "work", "hard work") and was first introduced in Karel Čapek's science-fiction play 'Rossum's Universal Robots'.
“Do not protect yourself by a fence, but rather by your friends”
Why not find out more information about the Czech Republic?
- Official Name: Czech Republic
- Capital: Prague
- Population: 10.1 million
- Official Language: Czech
- Currency: Euro
- Government Type: Parliamentary Democracy
- Academic Year: September to June (breaks during January)