The flag Our flag has got three colours: White, red and blue. It is called a tricolour. White colour symbolizes cleanness. Red colour symbolizes blood. Blue colour symbolizes a cloudless sky.
The Symbol of the Country The Coat of Arms of the Czech Republic (In Czech : Státní znak České republiky) displays the three historical regions which make up the nation. The symbols are: * Lion for Bohemia * Black eagle for Silesia * White and red eagle for Moravia
The Capital city The C apital city of the Czech Republic is Prague. There are a lot of historical buildings. For example: Charles Bridge, Charles University, Prague Castle, etc. The Population of Prague: There are about 1 233 211 inhabitants.
Prague (Praha) The capital city is Prague (Praha). The population of the Czech Republic is 10 467 542 people
Greetings in the Czech language Good morning = Dobré ráno Good afternoon = Dobré odpoledne Good night = Dobrou noc How are you? = Jak se máš / máte?
How is the climate? Four seasons change in our country : -Spring -Summer -Autumn -Winter
The Czech Republic has a temperate continental climate, with relatively hot summers and cold, cloudy and snowy winters. Most rain falls during the summer. The temperature difference between summer and winter is relatively high, due to the landlocked geographical position. Within the Czech Republic, temperatures vary greatly, depending on the elevation. In general, at higher altitudes, the temperatures decrease and precipitation increases. Another important factor is the distribution of the mountains; therefore, the climate is quite varied. The Climate
How’s the climate? This is spring – we call it „jaro“ Average temperatures are about 15°C
How’s the climate? This is summer – we call it „léto“ Average temperatures are about 20°C
How’s the climate? This is winter – we call it „zima“ Average temperatures are about -2°C
How’s the climate? This is autumn – we call it “podzim” Average temperatures are about 15 °C
A landscape that you love ← This is the national park called České Švýcarsko (Czech Switzerland). The typical view on vineyard. ↑
The beloved landscape This is „Petrov“ (St. Peter and Paul’s Cathedral) (in Czech Katedrála sv. Petra a Pavla).You can find it in Brno.
A landscape that you love The Czech landscape is quite varied. Bohemia, to the west, consists of a basin drained by the Elbe and the Vltava rivers, surrounded by mostly low mountains, such as the Giant Mountains (Krkonoše). The highest point in the country, Sněžka at 1,602 m (5,260 ft), is located here. Moravia, the eastern part of the country, is also quite hilly. It is drained mainly by the Morava River. Water from the landlocked Czech Republic flows to three different seas: the North Sea, Baltic Sea and Black Sea.
The Czech Recipe 1 Czech Granny strudel Ingredients: 200 g butter 600 g plain flour 3 eggs 1 baking powder 1 pinch of salt 1 teaspoon of vinegar three cups of lukewarm water Filling: apples, cinnamon, sugar Process: Melt the butter and mix all ingredients together and work dough. Divide the dough into three pieces. Take one piece of dough and mould it flat Then spread the shredded apples on the flat dough. Sprinkle it whole by cinnamon and sugar Roll it up and put it to the oven
The Czech recipe 2 Bohemian Potatoes Dumplings Ingredients (approximately): 2cupsPotatoes 2medEggs 1tspSalt 1cup All-Purpose Flour Butter, Bread Crumbs Advance: Cook the potatoes and let them to get cool. Mash them properly. Mix potatoes, eggs, and salt in a bowl; whip the mixture with a wooden spoon to make smooth batter. Add enough flour to make stiff dough and work it properly. Cover your hands by flour to shape the dough into balls of about 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Put these dumplings into a large pot of boiling water and bring the water to a moderate boil again. Cook them for about 12 minutes or until the dumplings rise to the top. You can test if the dumplings are ready by tearing one dumpling apart with 2 forks. Take boiled dumplings out with a slotted spoon and drain them. Serve them with a topping made of melted butter and sprinkle made of fried bread crumbs with sugar.
Pork Goulash Soup 1Fry an onion in 2 tbs of butter in a large pan on low heat till they are almost golden. Set the heat to medium, add the pork and fry it, stirring occasionally, till it gets brown. Pour on the broth and bring it to a slow boil. Add salt and freshly ground black pepper. Then set the heat to low and simmer it in an uncovered pot for about 1 hour or till the meat becomes tender. 2Spoon away the grease from the surface of the soup. 3 Melt the remaining butter in a frying pan then add the flour and fry it for two to three minutes. Stir it often! Mixing it well, add some warm broth to the roux; bring it to a boil and then add this mixture into the soup. 4Add the carrots, potatoes, paprika, garlic, and marjoram to the soup. Cook it about half an hour till the vegetable is done. The Czech Recipe 3
A product of your country The best product of our country is BEER. And the second best product is Czech Garnet “České granáty.“
A product of our country This is the awesome beer from Brno City ;-)
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A favorite poem of yours Karel Hynek Mácha – Máj Byl pozdní večer – první máj – večerní máj – byl lásky čas. Hrdliččin zval ku lásce hlas, kde borový zaváněl háj. O lásce šeptal tichý mech; květoucí strom lhal lásky žel, svou lásku slavík růži pěl, růžinu jevil vonný vzdech. Jezero hladké v křovích stinných zvučelo temně tajný bol, břeh je objímal kol a kol; a slunce jasná světů jiných bloudila blankytnými pásky, planoucí tam co slzy lásky. This poem is about love during May
Traditional Proverbs that we like "Bez práce nejsou koláče." Translation: There are no cakes without work. "Boží mlýny melou pomalu, ale jistě.„ Translation: God's mills mill slowly, but surely. "Důvěřuj, ale prověřuj." Translation: Trust, but verify "Dvakrát měř, jednou řež." Translation: Measure twice, cut once. "Darovanému koni na zuby nekoukej" Translation: Don't look at a gifted horse's teeth.
A modern proverb that we like Co můžeš udělat dnes, odlož na pozítří, získáš tím dva volné dny. Put off everything what you can do today to the day after tomorrow and you will gain two free days
Our favourite poem Our favorite poem is „Polednice’’ by Karel Jaromír Erben. There it is: U lavice dítě stálo, z plna hrdla křičelo. „Bodejž jsi jen trochu málo, ty cikáně, mlčelo. Poledne v tom okamžení, táta přijde z roboty: a mně hasne u vaření pro tebe, ty zlobo, ty! Mlč, hle husar a kočárek — hrej si — tu máš kohouta!“ — Než kohout, vůz i husárek bouch, bác! letí do kouta. A zas do hrozného křiku — „I bodejž tě sršeň sám — ! Že na tebe, nezvedníku, polednici zavolám! Pojď si proň, ty polednice, pojď, vem si ho, zlostníka!“ A hle, tu kdos u světnice dvéře zlehka odmyká. Malá, hnědá, tváři divé pod plachetkou osoba; o berličce, hnáty křivé, hlas — vichřice podoba! „Dej sem dítě!“ — „Kriste Pane, odpusť hříchy hříšníci!“ Div že smrt jí neovane, ejhle tuť — polednici! Ke stolu se plíží tiše polednice jako stín: matka hrůzou sotva dýše, dítě chopíc na svůj klín. A vinouc je, zpět pohlíží — běda, běda dítěti! Polednice blíž se plíží, blíž — a již je v zápětí. Již vztahuje po něm ruku — matka tisknouc ramena: „Pro Kristovu drahou muku!“ — klesá smyslů zbavena. Tu slyš: jedna — druhá — třetí — poledne zvon udeří; klika cvakla, dvéře letí — táta vchází do dveří. Ve mdlobách tu matka leží, k ňadrám dítě přimknuté; matku vzkřísil ještě stěží, avšak dítě — zalknuté. The poem is about Mother who called a ghost that appears at noon to take her child as it was being naughty. In the end the ghost killed the child.
Our Favourite Poem Late evening, the first of May - The twilit May - the time of love. Meltingly called the turtle-dove, Where rich and sweet pinewoods lay. Whispered of love the mosses trail, The flowering tree as sweetly lied, The rose's fragrant sigh replied To love-songs of the nightingale. Karel Hynek Mácha: Máj (May ) (The Beginning)
Roman ŠEBRLE A Famous Person An excellent athlete. He has won several decathlon competitions and he used to be called „the World's Greatest Athlete" In 2001 he became the first decathlete ever who had achieved more than 9,000 points.
A famous person Petr Čech Petr Čech is the most famous football player who comes from the Czech Republic. He was born on 20th May 1982 in Pilsen (Plzeň). He started playing football when he was 7 years old. When he was 21 he used to play in a football team representing the Czech Republic abroad.
Jaromír Jágr (an ice-hockey player) Karel Gott (a singer) Other famous people