The Czech Republic is country situated in the heart of Europe. It offers visitors not only a multitude of historical landmarks but also diverse natural sites: mountains, ponds, caves and spas with mineral springs. The capital city of Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with unforgettable atmosphere.
Medical care in the Czech Republic has one of the world´s best healthcare systems. Health care is provided by state-run and private medical facilities. Results of Czech doctors in fields like transplantation, cardio surgery, neurology and neurosurgery or physiotherapy are considered as top-ranking worldwide. The Czech Republic is globally recognized as a country with an excellent system of care for those suffering from acute coronary symptoms, especially the treatment of acute myocardial infarctions (heart attacks). Modern diagnostic tools, technologies, and methods are available in the Czech Republic for treatment of strokes, epilepsy, degenerative brain disease (Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease), spinal disc herniation, post-traumatic disorders, degenerative spine diseases, neuropathy, and brain and spinal cord infections and tumors. The fields of neurology and neurosurgery have a close connection with the fields of rehabilitation, physiotherapy, and spa care. The best inpatient and outpatient facilities in the Czech Republic ensure follow-up rehabilitation of patients with muscular system problems, including post-op rehabilitation. Czech rehabilitation medicine has an excellent reputation and is among the best in the world.
Czech nurses are appreciated in the world. Nurses play a dynamic and crucial role in Czech healthcare. They are known throughout the world for their excellent education, patient care and experience. They are responsible and dedicated to their work.
Hundreds of years old tradition of spas that are scattered all over the country, hundreds of mineral springs and rich deposits with healing bog - that all makes the Czech Republic in terms of cure one of the leading countries in the world. The West Bohemia spa triangle, formed by Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), Marianske Lazne (Marienbad) and Frantiskovy Lazne (Franzenbad), became a favorite destination for tourists.
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The Prague Castle is the largest castle area in the world. Its three courtyards and a number of magnificent buildings cover over 7 hectares (18 acres).
The Czech Republic is one of the countries with the highest density of castles in the world (over 2000 castles and chateaux).
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cesky Krumlov (Castle Krumlov) is the second most popular tourist destination in the country.
Jan Janský, a Czech neurologist, was the first to classify human blood into the four blood groups, paving the way for modern blood donations and typing.
|Surface area||78,870 km2|
|Capital city||Prague (Praha)|
|Overall GDP||U$D 417 billion|
|Number of citizens||10,610 mil.|
|of which % of foreigners||4,5 %|
|Number of hospital beds||6,8 beds/ per 1 000 citizens|
|Average life expectancy||78 years|