The Czech Republic (Czech: Česká republika), known alternatively by its short-form name, Czechia (Czech: Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast. The Czech Republic covers an area of 78,866 square kilometers with a mostly temperate continental climate and oceanic climate. It is a unitary parliamentary republic, with 10.6 million inhabitants; its capital and largest city is Prague, with 1.3 million residents. Other major cities are Brno, Ostrava and Pilsen. The Czech Republic is a member of the European Union (EU), NATO, the OECD, the United Nations, the OSCE and the Council of Europe.
Measures of Freedom
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 95, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
2014: 8.34, Rank: 18, Personal Freedom: 9.16, Economic Freedom: 7.53, Democracy Index: 7.57
2014: 7.53, Rank: 31
Examines the reforms made by the Czech Republic after the 1993 split from Czechoslovakia
Re-examines the Czech Republic reforms since 1995
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