|Location: Banks of the Vltava, Bohemia, Czech Republic, Central Europe.|
Population: 1.22 million.
Ethnic Mix: 94.4% Czechs, 3% Slovaks, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% German, 0.3% Roma, 0.2% Hungarians, 1% other (of which the largest groups are Russian and Vietnamese).
Religion: 39.8% atheist, 39.2% Roman Catholic, 4.6% Protestant, 3% Orthodox, 13.4% other.
Time Zone: GMT + 1.
Electricity: 220-230 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pins plugs are standard; converters are hard to find.
Average January temp: - 1�C (30�F).
Average July temp: 19�C (62.6�F).
Annual rainfall: 67mm (2.64 inches).
Cost of Living
One-litre bottle of mineral water: CZK 10
33cl bottle of beer: CZK 20
Financial Times newspaper: CZK 95
36-exposure colour film: CZK 120
City-centre bus ticket: CZK 12
Adult football ticket: CZK 50-200 (league matches), CZK 100-600 (European matches)
Three-course meal with wine/beer: CZK 400
CZK 1= �0.018; US$ 0.027; DM 0.040; A$0.049
Currency conversion rates as of January 2001