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Czech Republic Geography




The most dominant feature of the geography of Czech Republic is the Bohemian Massif which has an elevation of about 3,000 ft above sea level. The geography of Czech Republic comprises of part of Silesia, Bohemia and Moravia.
A land locked country, the Republic of Czech is bordered by the Slovak Republic to the east, Austria to the south, Germany to the west, and Poland to the north.

Czech Republic stretches along a total area of 79,000 square kilometers. The Geography of Czech Republic is marked by a terrain which is very diverse and includes plateau, highlands as well as lowlands. Krkonose meaning Giant Mountains is the highest mountain in the Czech Republic and the other important mountain ranges are Hruby Jesenik which means Ash Montains, the Beskydy Mountains and the Sumava mountain range. Rivers are an integral part of the Geography of Czech Republic and voluminous rivers like Vltava, Elbe, Morava, and Oder flow through the country.

A land locked country Czech Republic is located in the Northern Hemisphere in moderate geographical latitudes. The Geography of Czech Republic very apparently affects the climate of the region. The climate of the country, in general is moderate with cold winters and warm summers. However, the climate varies locally from time to time.