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Czech Republic

  1. 1. Created by Ondřej Štorc
  2. 2. Basic information  Capital city: Prague  Total area: 78800 km2  Population: 10500000  Population density: 133 person per km2  The highest point: Sněžka (1603 meters)  State system: Parliament republic
  3. 3. SNĚŽKA
  4. 4. Regions of the Czech Republic
  5. 5. History  The Czech State is dated back to the half of 9th century  The burning of master Jan Hus resulted in Hussite wars  After the First World War the independent state of Czechoslovakia was established led by T.G. Masaryk  During the Second World War, Czechoslovakia was occupied by the Nazis  After the Second World War the Czechoslovak state was restored
  6. 6. Master Jan Hus
  7. 7. T. G. Masaryk and Czechoslovakia
  8. 8. History  In 1989 there was the Velvet Revolution led by Václav Havel  The division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic took place in 1993
  9. 9. Václav Havel
  10. 10. Czech republic from 1.1.1993
  11. 11. Monuments in the Czech Republic Český Krumlov  Český Krumlov is a small city in the South Bohemian region where is Český Krumlov Castle located. Old Český Krumlov is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was given this status along with the historic Prague castle district.
  12. 12. Monuments in Czech Republic Třebíč  Třebíč is a town in the Moravian part of the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic.  It is a regional centre with a population of approximately 40,000. In the age of expansion, Třebíč was third most important town in Moravia.  There are many sights. The Jewish Quarter and St. Procopius Basilica is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  13. 13. Monuments in Czech Republic Holašovice  Holašovice is a small historic village located in the south of the Czech Republic. Village belongs to the municipality Jankov. To the south lies the protected landscape area of Blanský Forest. The village was deserted after the Second World War, allowing its medieval plan and vernacular buildings in the South Bohemian Folk or Rural Baroque style to remain intact.
  14. 14. Monuments in Czech Republic Kutná Hora  Kutná Hora is a town in the Central Bohemian region and the important urban reservation, registered on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  15. 15. Monuments in Czech Republic The Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk  The Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora is a religious building in Žďár nad Sázavou, Czech Republic, near the border between Bohemia and Moravia. It is the final work of Jan Santini Aichel, a Bohemian architect who combined the Borrominiesque Baroque with references to Gothic elements in both construction and decoration.
  16. 16. Monuments in Czech Republic Telč  Telč is a town in southern Moravia, near Jihlava, in the Czech Republic. The town was founded in 13th century as a royal water fort on the crossroads of busy merchant routes between Bohemia, Moravia and Austria.
  17. 17. Monuments in Prague Charles Bridge  The Charles Bridge is a famous historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of the 15th century.  The bridge is 621 m long and nearly 10 m wide
  18. 18. Monuments in Prague Prague Castle  Prague Castle is the official residence and office of the President of the Czech Republic. Located in the Hradčany district of Prague and dating back to the ninth century.  The Bohemian Crown Jewels are kept within a hidden room inside it.
  19. 19. Monuments in Prague Clementinum National Theatre  The Clementinum is a historic complex of buildings in Prague.  Its history dates from the existence of a chapel dedicated to Saint Clement in the 11th century
  20. 20. Monuments in Prague National Theatre  The National Theatre in Prague is known as the national monument of Czech history and art.  The National Theatre belongs to the most important Czech cultural institutions, with a rich artistic tradition which was created and maintained by the most distinguished personalities in Czech society
  21. 21. Monuments in Prague Bethlehem Chapel  Bethlehem Chapel is a chapel in Prague's Old Town.Was intended for preaching in the Czech language. Master Jan Hus preaced here
  22. 22. Monuments in Prague Cathedral of St. Vitus  Cathedral of St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert's dominant building in the Prague Castle.  Opened: 1929  Architectural style: Gothic architecture  Architects: Petr Parler, Matthias of Arras
  23. 23. Monuments in Prague Vyšehrad  Vyšehrad is a historical fort located in the city of Prague, Czech Republic. It was probably built in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River.
  24. 24. Monuments in Prague The Church of Saint Nicholas  The Church of Saint Nicholas also called the Saint Nicholas Cathedral is the Baroque church in Lesser Town, Prague. It was built between 1704-1755
  25. 25. Monuments in Prague Wenceslas Square  Wenceslas Squar is one of the main city squares and the centre of the business and cultural communities in the New Town of Prague. Many historical events occurred there, and it is a traditional setting for demonstrations, celebrations, and other public gatherings. The square is named after Saint Wenceslas, the patron saint of Bohemia. It is part of the historic centre of Prague
  26. 26. Monuments in Prague Old Town Square  Old Town Square is a historic square in the Old Town quarter of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.  Among many churches, tourists may find the Prague Astronomical Clock in this square
  27. 27. SPORT  Tenis: Ivan Lendl,Martina Navrátilová  Football:Petr Čech,Pavel Nedvěd  Speed:Martina Navrátilová  Ice hockey:Jaromír Jágr,Dominik Hašek
  28. 28. Petr Čech, Martina Sáblíková,Ivan Lendl
  29. 29. KROJ? Traditional folk costume in Moravia is KROJ.
  30. 30. Czech anthem  Czech anthem is called „Kde domov můj?“  Lyrics: Josef Kajetán Tyl  Music: František Škroup  It was made in 21.12.1834 and it became to be famous for people over one century.  In the year 1918 (after World War) it was officially our national anthem.  Where is my home was earlier called „Fidlovačka“
  31. 31. Antonín Dvořák  One of the most important composers.  Dvorak's symphonic works are a popular part of the repertoire of major orchestras.  He is famous for his symphonies and big vocal- instrumental compositions.  The first track, which was featured after landing of American astronauts on the moon, was Dvorak's New World Symphony.
  32. 32. Bedřich Smetana  Another significant composer, in czech called the father of Czech music, amazing pianist (played since he was 6 years old)  he is best known for his opera the Bartered bride, for the symphonic cycle My homeland.  Near the end of his life he became deaf and he resignationed the theatre.
  33. 33. Popular music Karel Gott  Born in 1939  Maybe one of the most talented singer in our history  Genres: pop, rock‘n‘roll  He won 38x the czech competition Český slavík and his greatest successes were in second half of the 20th century.
  34. 34. Popular music  Lucie Bílá  A popular pop singer, with strong and powerful characterical voice  Important artist in czech history  She redorder nine albums and played in a lot of famous musicals
  35. 35. Czech food  The most famous food in the Czech Republic is Svíčková.  (beef, dumplings, cranberries, special sauce)
  36. 36. Typical Czech beer  A typical czech drink  Czech people are the world biggest consuments of beer
  37. 37. Presentation made by: Ondřej Štorc Presented by: David Čurda Tereza Pávová Kristýna Klimešová