Central Europe is courted for internships abroad! You really have a lot of internship offers down there and people speak pretty good English! Today I found 10 fun facts about the Czech Republic, to give you a taste of your internship in the Czech Republic! ?
10 Fun Facts on Czech Republic
1 – Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the world. It occupies 70,000 m². It is Prague’s most visited tourist attraction with 1.8 million visitors each year.
2- The Prague Astronomical Clock was installed in 1410, making it the oldest functioning astronomical clock in the world.
3- The Czech Republic still has more than 2,000 castles, still in state or in ruins, which makes it the highest density in the world. Most can be visited for cheap!
4- It also has the largest number of hospital beds per inhabitant in the European Union.
5-The Czechs are among the biggest consumers of beer in the world: The Czech Republic occupies the first place in terms of total beer consumption per year per inhabitant: around 150 liters! and she is so cheap. Basically a pint will cost just over one euro.
6- A Czech chemist, Otto Wichterle, invented contact lenses in 1959.
7- The showers do not have curtains! Not so practical to put water everywhere. They systematically wipe the ground.
8- 90% of Czechs went to secondary education, making it the biggest score in the EU.
9- In Prague, each building has 2 numbers: one blue and one red. Red is purely administrative. The blue concerns
the number as we know it, indicating the position of the building in the street.
10- You can find pianos in the street during the summer. The event is growing and there are now more than
50 all over the country!
Here are 10 Fun Facts on the Czech Republic! If you want to go on an internship in the Czech Republic, contact us for more info.