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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Prague (Czech: Praha), Czech Republic
Bridges over Vltava River in Central Prague, the second bridge (front to back) is the famous historic Charles Bridge
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About PragueMap is showing Prague, largest city and the national capital of the Czech Republic. The city is situated in the northeastern part of the country at Vltava river, in central Bohemia, the largest region in the country.
The historical capital of Bohemia and former capital of Czechoslovakia has been for centuries a city with political and cultural influence, and a major trading hub in Central Europe. In the 14th-century Prague was the third-largest city in Europe (after Rome and Constantinople).
The historic centre of Prague is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its famous cultural landmarks, many have survived the violence and destruction of 20th-century Europe. The main attractions are the castle complex of Prague Castle, largest ancient castle in the world, and now the residence of the President of the Czech Republic.
In the center of the city is the Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, which was installed in 1410. Other magnificent monuments, such as St Vitus Cathedral, and numerous churches and palaces are built mostly in the 14th century under the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV.
Also worth a visit is the historical fort Vyšehrad, the famous historic Charles Bridge, the Jewish Quarter, and the recreational area of Petřín hill.
The cultural and economical center of the Czech nation has a city population of about 1.2 million inhabitants, 2 million people live in its metropolitan area.
Just zoom in (in satellite view) and you will see Charles Bridge (Czech: Karlův most), the famous historical bridge that crosses the Vltava river.
The map shows a city map of Prague with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Václav Havel Airport Prague (formerly Ruzyně International Airport; IATA code: PRG) about 16.3 km (10 mi) by road, west of the city center.
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Sunday-August-2 16:21Standard Time Zone (CET): UTC/GMT +1 hour
CEST (Daylight Saving Time) in use from end of March until end of October: time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours
|Google Earth: Satellite View and Map of Prague, Czech Republic.
City Coordinates: 50°05′N 14°25′E
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