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Location: Central Europe, southeast of Germany
Population: 10.4 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Prague
Comparative area: Slightly smaller than South Carolina
Religions: Atheist 39.8 percent, Roman Catholic 39.2 percent, Protestant 4.6 percent, Orthodox 3 percent, other 13.4 percent
Landscape: Two main regions: Bohemia in the west, consisting of rolling plains, hills and plateaus surrounded by low mountains; and Moravia in the east, consisting of very hilly country
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1993

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

News

Sunday, Feb. 22: Hasek Leads Czechs Past Russia for Hockey Gold
Saturday, Feb. 21: Czechs Stun Favored Canada, 2-1, in Men's Hockey

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