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Full namePrague
Native name 
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(Prague, Head of the State; Latin)
CountryCzech Republic
Foundedc. 885
MayorBohuslav Svoboda
Total Area191.5 sq mi (496 km2)
Highest Elevation1309.1 ft (399 m)
Total Population1290846 (2011-01-14)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)2300000
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code1xx xx
NUTS codeCZ01
GDP per capita (recalculated � in purchasing power standards)- 42,800(PPS) (2007)

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Prague (c-eniconˈprɑːɡ; -csˈpraɦapronCs-Praha is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, the city is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of over 2.3 million. The city has a temperate oceanic climate with warm summers and chilly winters.

Prague has been a political, cultural and economic centre of Europe and particularly central Europe during its 1,100 year existence. For centuries, during the Gothic and Renaissance eras, Prague was the permanent seat of two Holy Roman Emperors and thus was also the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Later it was an important city in the Habsburg Monarchy and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and after World War I became the capital of Czechoslovakia. The city played major roles in the Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War, and in 20th-century history, during both World Wars and the post-war Communist era.

Prague is home to a number of famous cultural attractions, many of which survived the violence and destruction of twentieth century Europe. Main attractions include the following: Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, the Jewish Quarter, the Lennon Wall, and Petřín hill. Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Prague boasts more than ten major museums, along with countless theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. Also, Prague is home to a wide range of public and private schools, including the famous Charles University. Its rich history makes it a popular tourist destination, and the city receives more than 4.1 million international visitors annually, . Prague is classified as a global city.

A modern public transportation system connects the city. Prague is also accessible by road, train, and air.

Prague Video

Requiem Mass in D Minor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's final Masterpiece was commissioned in mid 1791 by the Austrian count Franz Von Walsegg, as a Tribute to the passing of his young wife Anna. Mozart began his final composition in Prague, suffering from an undetermined illness, which would eventually take his life and rob him of the chance to see the completion of his Magnum Opus. After Mozart's death, his understudy 'Franz Xaver Süssmayr', at the behest of Mozart's wife, completed the missing parts of the Requiem. Requiem Mass was first performed on January 2, 1793, in a private concert for the benefit of Mozart's grieving wife, Constanze Mozart. The Following are the lyrics, translated from their Original Latin Grant them eternal rest, Lord, and let perpetual light shine on them. You are praised, God, in Zion, and homage will be paid to You in Jerusalem. Hear my prayer, to You all flesh will come. Grant them eternal rest, Lord, and let perpetual light shine on them. Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Day of wrath, day of anger will dissolve the world in ashes, as foretold by David and the Sibyl. Great trembling there will be when the Judge descends from heaven to examine all things closely. The trumpet will send its wondrous sound throughout earth's sepulchres and gather all before the throne. Death and nature will be astounded, when all creation rises again, to answer the judgment. A book will be brought forth, in which all will be <b>...</b>
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No sound, due to some laws... Video of Ferrari Enzo (and bunch of other exotics) from the Netherlands in Prague, Czech Rep. Music: The Prodigy - Out of Space
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The gay hotel Villa Mansland in Prague, Czech Republic.
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Video-mapping show on the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square that celebrates the 600th anniversary of the construction of the clock.
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WOW million views! I'm overhelmed! Thanks folks for watching! And for your coments! I read them all, really! EUROPE 2006,video from Pistoia, Verona, Bologna and Prague. Audio: Nothingman, Prague 22.9.2006 thanks for watching! You might like my new video: Nothingman vinyl version
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Sensation White 2007 - Trailer - 02/06/2007 Prague, Sazka Arena
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Senastion White,Praha (Prague) 2.6.2007 - light performance and megamix
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Complete Performance in Prague 1996 Sept 07 of his first History World Tour. ¡¡SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE VIDS AND RARE MUSIC REMIXES STUFF!!
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The video was shot in Prague ,directed by Mike Lipscombe. The opening and closing scenes were shot from a helicopter.Probably the most expensive Simply Red video ever!!
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Warhorse Studios Formed, Working On RPG - Tweet this news Rainier on July 25, 2011 @ 1:59 am PDT A new video game development studio was formed in -Prague-, Czech Republic by former 2k Games and Codemasters execs. -Prague- Game Studios which will operate under the label Warhorse Studios, is - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 09:18:58 GMT+00:00
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Jordan Independent--by Mathias Baden Tamara Lee (Haecherl) and Brian Thomas Jackson of New -Prague- announce the birth of their sons Joshua Robert Jackson and Jacob Thomas Jackson on April 27, 2011, at Queen of Peace Hospital in New -Prague-. Their grandp - Date : Sun, 24 Jul 2011 20:19:45 GMT+00:00
Oscar-winning singer Irglová marries US guitarist - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 22 (CTK) - Czech singer and musician Marketa Irglova, 23, who won an Oscar along with Irish musician Glen Hansard for the best film song in 2008, has married US guitarist Tim Iseler, she wrote in an e-mail to CTK Frida - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:44:09 GMT+00:00
Compensation for Subcarpathian Rus property may be widened - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 22 (CTK) - The Senate may ease the conditions for compensation for the property Czechoslovak citizens from Subcarpathian Rus, now Ukraine, were forced to leave behind at the end of World War Two, senator Tomas Grulich - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:34:44 GMT+00:00
Artists' functionalist centre Mánes to be reconstructed - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 24 (CTK) - The functionalist building Manes, completed for the Group of Artists Manes in 1930 on the Vltava River embankment in -Prague- centre, will undergo a reconstruction that is to start in November and last 18 to - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:44:16 GMT+00:00
Literature to enter Prague streets in Municipal Library campaign - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 24 (CTK) - Literature will enter -Prague- streets this autumn within a campaign -Prague- - City of Literature, staged by the Municipal Library with financial support of the -Prague- City Hall, the library's spokes - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:34:46 GMT+00:00
Justice Minister sacks high state attorney Rampula - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 22 (CTK) - Czech Justice Minister Jiri Pospisil (senior government Civic Democrats, ODS) has decided to meet the proposal for dismissal of -Prague- High State Attorney Vlastimil Rampula, Pospisil told reporters Friday. - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:34:39 GMT+00:00
MfD: Plastic surgeons shape man's ears like Doberman's - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 23 (CTK) - Plastic surgeons have met a Czech man's wish and shaped his ears like a Doberman's, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) writes Saturday, saying this was one of the peculiar wishes that doctors have met a - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:34:40 GMT+00:00
HN: Ministry to halt ill-considered housing development - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 22 (CTK) - The Environment Ministry plans a map marking the places where no new houses should be built to prevent excessive and ill-considerate housing development in "satellite towns" in the Czech Re - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:34:42 GMT+00:00
Police do not have official info on Breivik's Prague stay - Prague Daily Monitor Tweet this news
Prague Daily Monitor---Prague-, July 24 (CTK) - The Czech police have not yet received from Norway any official information on the stay of Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik, suspected of the Friday massacre in Oslo and on nearby Utoeya island, in -Prague- - Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2011 07:34:45 GMT+00:00

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Districts and cadastral areas of Prague Prague

Prague 1 * 2 * 3 * 4 * 5 * 6 * 7 * 8 * 9 * 10 * 11 * 12 * 13 * 14 * 15 * 16 (Radotín) * 17 (Řepy) * 18 (Letňany) * 19 (Kbely) * 20 (Horní Počernice) * 21 (Újezd nad Lesy) * 22 (Uhříněves) |
Běchovice * Benice * Březiněves * Čakovice * Ďáblice * Dolní Chabry * Dolní Měcholupy * Dolní Počernice * Dubeč * Klánovice * Koloděje * Kolovraty * Královice * Křeslice * Kunratice * Libuš * Lipence * Lochkov * Lysolaje * Nebušice * Nedvězí * Petrovice * Přední Kopanina * Řeporyje * Satalice * Slivenec * Suchdol * Šeberov * Štěrboholy * Troja * Újezd (u Průhonic) * Velká Chuchle * Vinoř * Zbraslav * Zličín |
Cadastral areasBěchovice * Benice * Bohnice * Braník * Břevnov * Březiněves * Bubeneč * Čakovice * Černý Most * Chodov * Cholupice * Čimice * Ďáblice * Dejvice * Dolní Chabry * Dolní Měcholupy * Dolní Počernice * Dubeč * Háje * Hájek * Hloubětín * Hlubočepy * Hodkovičky * Holešovice * Holyně * Horní Měcholupy * Horní Počernice * Hostavice * Hostivař * Hradčany * Hrdlořezy * Jinonice * Josefov (Jewish Quarter) * Kamýk * Karlín * Klánovice * Kobylisy * Koloděje * Kolovraty * Komořany * Košíře * Královice * Krč * Křeslice * Kunratice * Kyje * Lahovice * Letňany * Lhotka * Libeň * Liboc * Libuš * Lipany * Lipence * Lochkov * Lysolaje * Malá Chuchle * Malá Strana ("Lesser Town") * Malešice * Michle * Miškovice * Modřany * Motol * Nebušice * Nedvězí * Nové Město ("New Town") * Nusle * Petrovice * Písnice * Pitkovice * Podolí * Přední Kopanina * Prosek * Radlice * Radotín * Řeporyje * Řepy * Ruzyně * Satalice * Sedlec * Slivenec * Smíchov * Sobín * Staré Město ("Old Town") * Štěrboholy * Stodůlky * Strašnice * Střešovice * Střížkov * Suchdol * Točná * Třebonice * Třeboradice * Troja * Uhříněves * Újezd nad Lesy * Újezd (u Průhonic) * Veleslavín * Velká Chuchle * Vinohrady * Vinoř * Vokovice * Vršovice * Vyšehrad * Vysočany * Záběhlice * Zadní Kopanina * Zbraslav * Žižkov * Zličín |

Regions of the Czech Republic CZ

Central Bohemia * Hradec Králové * Karlovy Vary * Liberec * Moravia-Silesia * Olomouc * Pardubice * Plzeň * Prague * South Bohemia * South Moravia * Ústí nad Labem * Vysočina * Zlín |

Administrative seats of Czech regions CZ

Brno * České Budějovice * Hradec Králové * Jihlava * Karlovy Vary * Liberec * Ostrava * Olomouc * Pardubice * Plzeň * Prague * Ústí nad Labem * Zlín

World Heritage Sites in the Czech Republic

Český Krumlov * Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž * Holašovice Historical Village Reservation * Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc * Jewish Quarter and St. Procopius' Basilica, Třebíč * Kutná Hora * Lednice �Valtice Cultural Landscape * Litomyšl Castle * Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk * Prague * Telč * Tugendhat Villa, Brno

Capital cities of the Member States of the European Union

Amsterdam * Athens * Berlin * Bratislava * Brussels * Bucharest * Budapest * Copenhagen * Dublin * Helsinki * Lisbon * Ljubljana * London * Luxembourg City * Madrid * Nicosia * Paris * Prague * Riga * Rome * Sofia * Stockholm * Tallinn * Valletta * Vienna * Vilnius * Warsaw

Capitals of European states and territories

Copenhagen, Denmark
Helsinki, Finland
aps|Longyearbyen, Svalbard
aps|Mariehamn, Åland Islands
Oslo, Norway
Reykjavík, Iceland
Riga, Latvia
Stockholm, Sweden
Tallinn, Estonia
aps|Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
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Belgrade, Serbia
Berlin, Germany
Bern, Switzerland
Bratislava, Slovakia
Budapest, Hungary
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Prague, Czech Republic
Vienna, Austria
Warsaw, Poland
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Zagreb, Croatia |
Ankara, Turkey up|1
Athens, Greece
aps|Gibraltar, Gibraltarup|4
Nicosia, Cyprus up|2, Northern Cyprus up|2, 3
Podgorica, Montenegro
aps|Pristina, Kosovo up|3
Rome, Italy
San Marino, San Marino
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Tirana, Albania
Valletta, Malta
Vatican City, Vatican City
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Astana, Kazakhstan up|1
Baku, Azerbaijan up|1
Bucharest, Romania
Chişinău, Moldova
Kiev, Ukraine
Minsk, Belarus
Moscow, Russia up|1
Sofia, Bulgaria
aps|Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic up|3
aps|Sukhumi, Abkhazia up|3
Tbilisi, Georgia up|1
aps|Tskhinvali, South Ossetia up|3
Yerevan, Armenia up|1 |

European Capitals of Culture

1985 Athens * 1986 Florence * 1987 Amsterdam * 1988 West Berlin * 1989 Paris * 1990 Glasgow * 1991 Dublin * 1992 Madrid * 1993 Antwerp * 1994 Lisbon * 1995 Luxembourg City * 1996 Copenhagen * 1997 Thessaloniki * 1998 Stockholm * 1999 Weimar * 2000 Reykjavík * Bergen * Helsinki * Brussels * Prague * Kraków * Santiago de Compostela * Avignon * Bologna * 2001 Rotterdam * Porto * 2002 Bruges * Salamanca * 2003 Graz * 2004 Genoa * Lille * 2005 Cork * 2006 Patras * 2007 Luxembourg City and Greater Region * Sibiu * 2008 Liverpool * Stavanger * 2009 Linz * Vilnius * 2010 Essen * Istanbul * Pécs * 2011 Turku * Tallinn * 2012 Maribor * Guimarães * 2013 Košice * Marseille

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