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Czech Republic

Czech Republic is located in Central Europe and has a population of 10.2 million people. The Czech Republic is a treasure trove of medieval castles and villages, museums and galleries to explore, with more than 11 World Heritage sites. There is also the fabulous natural beauty found in its many national parks. The Bohemian centre is the ever-popular city of Prague. The official language of the Czech Republic is Czech, although English and German are also spoken.

Medical tourism

See the box to the right to view a full list of available treatment areas.

Best time to travel

Czech Republic has a temperate climate with cold winters and hot summers.

Money and costs

The national currency is the Koruna (CZK, symbol Kč). Find up-to-date exchange rates and conversion through a currency conversion tool.


EU nationals can stay in the Czech Republic for an unlimited amount of time, although if staying more than 30 days you must register with the Alien and Border Police within 30 days of arrival. Visitors from the USA, Canada and Australia also do not require visas for stays of up to 90 days.

Getting there

The main entry point to the Czech Republic is Prague, which services flights from many European cities.

Dialling codes

To call Czech Republic, the country dialling code is +420.

Useful links

Find more in-depth information on Czech Republic at:

Lonely Planet -​czech-republic

Czech Republic Embassy in the USA -​washington

Czech Republic Embassy in the UK -

NHS health information on the Czech Republic -​NHSEngland/​healthcareczechrepublic/​Pages/​healthcareczechrep.aspx

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Page last updated: Friday, 2nd September 2011