The Czech Republic is in the Central Europe
The capital: Prague
10 mil. inhabitants
Area: 78.867 km²
The highest mountain: Sněžka (1.602 m)
The head of the state: president Václav Klaus
The longest river: VLTAVA
The most popular sport in the
Pardubice Region is ICE-HOCKEY.
Our ice-hockey team is in the
highest Czech hockey league.
Pardubice is well-known as a town
of horses (Great Pardubice
(motorbike race Golden Helmet),
gingerbread and beer Pernštejn.
Holice lies near Pardubice.
It is popular and famous thanks to Emil Holub, the
traveller. He made expeditions to Africa.
There is his statue and The Africa museum of Dr. Emil