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Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic and fourteenth largest city in European Union. 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 nearly 2.0 million. The city has a temperate oceanic climate with warm summers and chilly winters.

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List of K-1 events

This is a list of events held and scheduled by the K-1, a kickboxing and mixed martial arts organization based in Japan. The list consists of all the official K-1 World Grand Prix events, regional preliminaries as well as other kickboxing events fought under the K-1 Rules 8 man tournament format. The first event, K-1 Sanctuary I, took place on March 30, 1993 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

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Charles University in Prague

Charles University in Prague (also simply Charles University; Czech: Univerzita Karlova v Praze; Latin: Universitas Carolina Pragensis; German: Karls-Universität zu Prag) is the oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic. Founded in 1348, it was the first university in Central Europe. It is one of the oldest universities in Europe in continuous operation, and a top university in Central and Eastern Europe that also ranks among the 1.5 percent world’s best universities.

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Prague Spring

The Prague Spring was a period of political liberalization in Czechoslovakia during the era of its domination by the Soviet Union after World War II. It began on 5 January 1968, when reformist Alexander Dubček was elected the First Secretary of Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, and continued until 21 August when the Soviet Union and all members of the Warsaw Pact invaded the country with the notable exception of Romania to halt the reforms.

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AC Sparta Prague

AC Sparta Prague (Czech: AC Sparta Praha) is a Czech football club based in Prague. It is the most successful club in the Czech Republic and one of the most successful in Central Europe, having reached the semifinals of the European Cup in 1992. Sparta was long the main source for the Czech Republic national football team, however lately this has ceased to be the case, as the best Czech players almost all now play in higher-paying foreign leagues.

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Reinhard Heydrich

(7 March 1904 – 4 June 1942) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and one of the main architects of the Holocaust. He was SS-Obergruppenführer (General) and General der Polizei, chief of the Reich Main Security Office and Stellvertretender Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia. In August 1940 he was appointed and served as President of Interpol (the international law enforcement agency).

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SK Slavia Prague

Sportovní Klub Slavia Praha (English: SK Slavia Prague) is a Czech professional football club founded in 1892 in the city of Prague. They play in the Gambrinus liga—the highest competition in the Czech Republic. Alongside Sparta Prague, they are considered one of the top Czech clubs and the rivalry between the two clubs is important in Czech football. Slavia has won 17 titles, several Czech cups and the Mitropa Cup (Central European Cup) in 1938.

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Communist Party of Czechoslovakia

The Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, in Czech and in Slovak: Komunistická strana Československa (KSČ) was a Communist and Marxist-Leninist political party in Czechoslovakia that existed between 1921 and 1992. In the Act on Lawlessness of the Communist Regime and on Resistance Against It, passed 1993 in the Czech Republic, the party was declared as a criminal organization.

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List of diplomatic missions of the United States

This is a list of diplomatic missions of the United States.

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German occupation of Czechoslovakia

German occupation of Czechoslovakia (1938–1945) began with the Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia's northern and western border regions, known collectively as the Sudetenland, under terms outlined by the Munich Agreement. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's pretext for this effort was the alleged privations suffered by the ethnic German population living in those regions. New and extensive Czechoslovak border fortifications were also located in the same area.

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Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia

On the night of 20–21 August 1968, the Soviet Union and her main satellite states in the Warsaw Pact – Bulgaria, the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), Hungary and Poland – invaded the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in order to halt Alexander Dubček's Prague Spring political liberalization reforms.

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Prague Conservatory

Prague Conservatory, sometimes also Prague Conservatoire, in Czech Pražská konzervatoř, is a Czech secondary school in Prague dedicated to teaching the arts of music and theater acting.

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Golem

In Jewish folklore, a golem is an animated anthropomorphic being, created entirely from inanimate matter. The word was used to mean an amorphous, unformed material in Psalms and medieval writing. The most famous golem narrative involves Judah Loew ben Bezalel, the late 16th century chief rabbi of Prague.

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Prague Castle

Prague Castle is a castle in Prague where the Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have had their offices. The Czech Crown Jewels are kept here. Prague Castle is the biggest castle in the world (according to Guinness Book of Records the biggest ancient castle) at about 570 metres in length and an average of about 130 metres wide.

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National Theatre (Prague)

The National Theatre in Prague is known as the Alma Mater of Czech opera, and 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. This tradition helped to preserve and develop the most important features of the nation–the Czech language and a sense for a Czech musical and dramatic way of thinking.

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Battle of White Mountain

The Battle of White Mountain, 8 November 1620 (Bílá hora is the name of White Mountain in Czech) was an early battle in the Thirty Years' War in which an army of 30,000 Bohemians and mercenaries under Christian of Anhalt were routed by 27,000 men of the combined armies of Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor under Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, Count of Bucquoy and of the German Catholic League under Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly at Bílá Hora, near Prague (now part of the city).

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Revolutions of 1848 in the Habsburg areas

From March 1848 through July 1849, the Habsburg Austrian Empire was threatened by revolutionary movements. Much of the revolutionary activity was of a nationalist character: the empire, ruled from Vienna, included Austrian Germans, Hungarians, Slovenes, Poles, Czechs, Slovaks, Ruthenians, Romanians, Croats, Italians, and Serbs, all of whom attempted in the course of the revolution to either achieve autonomy, independence, or even hegemony over other nationalities.

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Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

The Academy of Performing Arts in Prague is a university level school of music, dance, drama, film, TV and multi-media studies.

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Adalbert of Prague

This article is about St Adalbert of Prague. For other uses, see Adalbert (disambiguation). Saint Adalbert, Czech:  Vojtěch; Polish: Wojciech, (c. 956 – April 23, 997), Czech Roman Catholic saint, a Bishop of Prague and a missionary, was martyred in his efforts to convert the Baltic Prussians. He evangelized Poles and Hungarians. St. Vojtěch was later made the patron saint of Bohemia, Poland, Hungary and Prussia.

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Bohemians 1905

Bohemians 1905 (previously named FC Bohemians Praha) is a Prague-based football club with over a hundred years of history. It is one of the most popular clubs in the Czech Republic. Its most successful era came in the early 1980s when the club won the Czechoslovakian League Championship and advanced to the semifinals of the UEFA Cup (both in 1983). In the year 2005 it survived a crisis, which was a consequence of bad management.

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Dukla Prague

Dukla Prague was a Czech football club from the city of Prague. During their heyday the club won 11 Czechoslovak league titles (last won 1982) and nine Czechoslovak Cups (last won 1990), and in the 1966-67 season, reached the semifinals of the European Cup. As late as 1985-86 they reached the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup semi-final and they also made a great impact in the American Challenge Cup competition in New York City with four wins between 1961 and 1964.

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Czech Technical University in Prague

Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU, České vysoké učení technické v Praze – ČVUT in Czech) is one of the largest universities in the Czech Republic, and the oldest institute of technology in Central Europe. It was established in 1707 by the Emperor Joseph I. According to the THES-QS World University Rankings for the year 2010, the CTU is the world's 121st best university in technology, was the 171st in 2009 and 228th in 2008 and is the 1st in the Czech Republic.

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HC Sparta Praha

HC Sparta Praha is a Prague based Czech ice hockey team playing in Czech Extraliga.

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Prague Metro

The Prague Metro is a subway, underground public transportation network in Prague, Czech Republic. It is the fastest means of transportation around the city and serves about one and a half million passengers a day, which makes it the seventh busiest metro system in Europe and the most-used in the world on a per capita basis.

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Early Slavs

The early Slavs were a diverse group of tribal societies in Migration period and early medieval Europe (ca. 5th to 10th centuries) whose tribal organizations indirectly created the foundations for today’s Slavic nations (via the Slavic states of the High Middle Ages). The first mention of the name Slavs dates to the 6th century, by which time the Slavic tribes inhabited a vast area of central-eastern Europe.

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St. Vitus Cathedral

Saint Vitus' Cathedral (Czech: Katedrála svatého Víta) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Prague, and the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. The full name of the cathedral is St. Vitus, St. Wenceslas and St. Adalbert Cathedral. Located within Prague Castle and containing the tombs of many Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Emperors, this cathedral is an excellent example of Gothic architecture and is the biggest and most important church in the country.

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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. As the only means of crossing the river Vltava (Moldau) until 1841, the Charles Bridge was the most important connection between Prague Castle and the city's Old Town and adjacent areas.

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List of It's Showtime events

This is a list of events held and scheduled by the It's Showtime, a kickboxing and mixed martial arts organization based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The list consists of all the official It's Showtime events. The first event, It's Showtime - It's Showtime, took place on October 24, 1999 at Kennemer Sportcenter in Haarlem, Netherlands.

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List of one-club men

A one-club man is a term used to describe a football player who has played his entire professional career with only one club. In the strictest definition, one-club men are rare in football due to the effects of the promotion and relegation systems used by most professional leagues.

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Prague-East District

The District of Prague-East (Okres Praha-východ in Czech) is a district in the Central Bohemian Region (Středočeský kraj), Czech Republic. Its administrative centre is Prague.

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HC Slavia Praha

HC Slavia Praha is a Czech ice hockey team located in Prague playing the Czech Extraliga. It plays home games in the O2 Arena in Prague. Slavia most recently won the Extraliga in 2008. The team played in the 2008–09 season of the Champions Hockey League.

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Prague State Opera

The Prague State Opera, is an opera and ballet company in Prague, Czech Republic. The theatre was originally founded in 1888 as the New German Theatre and from 1949 to 1989 it was known as the Smetana Theatre.

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Judah Loew ben Bezalel

Judah Loew ben Bezalel, alt. Loewe, Löwe, or Levai, (c. 1520 – 17 September 1609) widely known to scholars of Judaism as the Maharal of Prague, or simply The MaHaRaL, the Hebrew acronym of "Moreinu ha-Rav Loew," ("Our Teacher, Rabbi Loew") was an important Talmudic scholar, Jewish mystic, and philosopher who served as a leading rabbi in the city of Prague in Bohemia for most of his life.

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Prague-West District

The District of Prague-West (Okres Praha-západ) is a district in the Central Bohemian Region (Středočeský kraj), Czech Republic. Its administrative centre is Prague.

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Utraquism

See "Utraquist school" for a kind of bilingual school Utraquism (from the Latin sub utraque specie, meaning "in both kinds") was a Christian dogma first proposed by Jacob of Mies in 1414. It maintained that the Eucharist should be administered "in both kinds" — as both bread and wine — to all the congregation, including the laity. (The practice among Roman Catholics at the time was for only the priests to partake of the wine. ) The Utraquists were a moderate faction of the Hussites.

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Prague Spring International Music Festival

The Prague Spring International Music Festival is a permanent showcase for outstanding performing artists, symphony orchestras and chamber music ensembles of the world. The first festival was held under the patronage of Czechoslovak president Edvard Beneš, and its organizing committee was made up of important figures in Czech musical life.

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1978 European Athletics Championships

The 12th European Athletics Championships were held from 29 August to 3 September 1978 in the Stadion Evžena Rošického in Prague, the capital city of Czechoslovakia.

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National Museum (Prague)

The National museum is a Czech museum institution intended to systematically establish, prepare and publicly exhibit natural scientific and historical collections. It was founded 1818 in Prague by Kašpar Maria Šternberg. Historian František Palacký was also strongly involved. At present the National Museum houses almost 14 million items from the area of natural history, history, arts, music and librarianship, located in tens of buildings.

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FK Dukla Prague

FK Dukla Prague is a Czech association football club located in Prague-Dejvice, Czech Republic. It currently plays in the Gambrinus liga.

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Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism

The Prague Declaration on European Conscience and Communism (also known as the Prague Declaration), which was signed on 3 June 2008, was a declaration initiated by the Czech government and signed by prominent European politicians, former political prisoners and historians, among them Václav Havel and Joachim Gauck, which called for "Europe-wide condemnation of, and education about, the crimes of communism.

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Operation Anthropoid

‎‎Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the assassination attempt on SS-Obergruppenführer and General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazi Germany acting Reichsprotektor of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The operation was carried out in Prague on 27 May 1942 after having been prepared by the British Special Operations Executive with the approval of the Czechoslovak government-in-exile. Although only wounded in the attack, Heydrich died from his injuries on 4 June 1942.

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Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

The Academy of Fine Arts, Prague (Czech: Akademie výtvarných umění v Praze, acronym AVU) was founded in 1799 and is the Czech Republic's oldest art college. The school offers twelve Master's degree programs and one Doctoral program.

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Prague school (linguistics)

The Prague school, or Prague linguistic circle, was an influential group of literary critics and linguists in Prague. Its proponents developed methods of structuralist literary analysis during the years 1928–1939. It has had significant continuing influence on linguistics and semiotics.

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National Gallery in Prague

The National Gallery in Prague (Czech: Národní galerie v Praze) is a state-owned art gallery in Prague, Czech Republic. It is housed in different locations within the city, the largest being the Veletržní Palác. Its history dates back to the 18th century (exactly February 5, 1796), when a group of prominent representatives of Bohemia patriotic aristocracy and Enlightened middle-class intellectuals decided to elevate what they called "debased artistic taste" of the local population.

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Barrandov Studios

Barrandov Studios is a famous set of film studios in Prague, Czech Republic. It is the largest film studio in the country and one of the largest in Europe. Several of the movies filmed there won Academy Awards. At present the studios are often called the "European Hollywood" or "Hollywood of the East" due to increasing interest of western productions. The studios make an annual award of the Golden Trilobite (Zlaté Trilobit).

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Prague Offensive

The Prague Offensive (Russian: Пражская стратегическая наступательная операция "Prague Strategic Offensive") was the last major Soviet operation of World War II in Europe. The offensive, and the battle for Prague, was fought on the Eastern Front from 6 May to 11 May 1945. This battle for the city is particularly noteworthy in that it ended after the Third Reich capitulated on 8 May 1945. This battle is also noteworthy in that it was fought concurrently with the Prague Uprising.

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Peace of Prague (1635)

The Peace of Prague of 30 May 1635 was a treaty between the Habsburg Emperor Ferdinand II and the Electorate of Saxony representing most of the Protestant states of the Holy Roman Empire. It effectively brought to an end the civil war aspect of the Thirty Years' War; however, the combat actions still carried on due to the continued intervention on German soil by Spain, Sweden, and, from mid-1635, France, until the Peace of Westphalia was concluded in 1648.

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List of Prague Metro stations

The following is a list of Prague Metro stations, ordered by line. The most important city centre stations are emphasized. Names in parentheses denote former station names from before 1990. The accessibility of the station for persons with impaired mobility and important places nearby are also given.

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List of bishops and archbishops of Prague

The following is a list of bishops and archbishops of Prague. The bishopric of Prague was established in 973, and elevated to an archbishopric on 30 April 1344. The today's Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Prague is the continual successor of the bishoprie established in 973. Therewithal, also Orthodox archeparchy (archbishoprie), Greek Catholic exarchate and the Prague diocese and Patriarchate of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church seat in Prague.

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Old Town (Prague)

See other places named Staré Město. Old Town is a medieval settlement of Prague, Czech Republic. It was separated from the outside by a semi-circular moat and wall, connected to the Vltava at both of its ends. The moat is now covered up by the streets (from north to south-west) Revolučni, Na Příkopě, and Národni—which remain the official boundary of the cadastral district of Old Town. It is now in Praha 1.

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European route E67

European route E 67 is a E-road running from Prague in the Czech Republic to Helsinki in Finland by way of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. It is known as the Via Baltica between Warsaw and Tallinn, a distance of 970 kilometres (600 mi). It is a significant road connection between the Baltic states. The final stretch between Tallinn and Helsinki is by ferry (with about 10 car ferry departures each direction per day).

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Old Town Square (Prague)

Old Town Square is a historic square in the Old Town quarter of Prague in the Czech Republic at 50°5′14″N 14°25′17″E / 50.08722°N 14.42139°E / 50.08722; 14.42139Coordinates: 50°5′14″N 14°25′17″E / 50.08722°N 14.42139°E / 50.08722; 14.42139. Located between Wenceslas Square and the Charles Bridge, Prague's Old Town Square is often bursting at the seams with tourists in the summer.

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Prague uprising

For the events of Spring 1968, see Prague Spring Prague Uprising Part of World War II 300pxResidents and defenders of the Prague Uprising barricades greet the Red Army tanks on May 9, 1945 Date May 5–8, 1945 Location Prague, Czech Republic Result Liberation of Prague Belligerents 22x20px Germany 22x20px Czech Resistance22x20px Russian Liberation Army22x20px Soviet Union Commanders and leaders 22x20px Karl Hermann Frank22x20px Rudolf Toussaint22x20px Carl von Pückler 22x20px Otakar Machotka22x20px Sergei Bunyachenko Strength 40,000 22x20px 30,00022x20px 18,000 Casualties and losses 1,000 killed 22x20px 1,500 killed22x20px 300 killed22x20px 30 killed in Prague Unknown number of civilians killed The Prague uprising was an attempt by the Czech resistance to liberate the city of Prague from German occupation during World War II.

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University of Economics, Prague

The University of Economics, Prague, (Czech: Vysoká škola ekonomická v Praze, abbreviated VŠE) is a public university located in Prague, Czech Republic. It is the largest university in the field of economics, business and information technologies in the Czech Republic with almost 20,000 students (3,000 students are foreigners mostly from the European Union or post-Soviet states) in its bachelor, masters and doctoral programmes.

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Cosmas of Prague

Cosmas of Prague (c. 1045 – October 21, 1125) was a Bohemian priest, writer and historian born in a noble family in Bohemia. Between 1075 and 1081, he studied in Liège. After his return to Bohemia, he became a priest and married Božetěcha, with whom he probably had a son. In 1086 Cosmas was appointed prebendary (canonicus) of Prague, a prestigious position. As prebendary he also travelled through Europe on official matters.

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Defenestrations of Prague

The Defenestrations of Prague were two incidents in the history of Bohemia. The first occurred in 1419 and the second in 1618, although the term "Defenestration of Prague" more commonly refers to the latter incident. Both helped to trigger prolonged conflict within Bohemia and beyond. Defenestration is the act of throwing someone or something out of a window .

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Prague Marathon

The Prague Marathon (also known as Prague International Marathon and Volkswagen Prague Marathon) is held in the city of Prague Czech Republic each May. It was founded in 1995 and has grown to became a significant marathon event, being awarded IAAF Gold Label status. According to media it is the world's most international marathon, with two-thirds of runners coming from 55 different countries.

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Prague Symphony Orchestra

The Prague Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1934 by Rudolf Pekárek. In the 1930s the orchestra performed the scores for many Czech films, and also appeared regularly on Czech radio. An early promoter of the orchestra was Dr. Václav Smetáček, who, in 1942 became the orchestra's chief conductor, a post he held for the next 30 years.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Prague

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Prague is a Catholic archdiocese of the Latin Rite in the Czech Republic. The archepiscopal see is in the Czech capital of Prague. The diocese was founded in 973 as the Diocese of Prague. It was elevated to an archdiocese on 30 April 1344. Msgr Dominik Duka, O.P. is the current archbishop. The following is a list of bishops and archbishops of Prague. The Archdiocese of Prague was created as a bishopric in 973, and elevated to an archbishopric on 30 April 1344.

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Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

The Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (Czech: Filmová a televizní fakulta Akademie múzických umění v Praze) or FAMU is one of the oldest film schools in Europe. Located in Prague, Czech Republic, FAMU was founded in 1946 as one of three branches of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

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Clementinum

The Clementinum is a historic complex of buildings in Prague. Until recently the complex hosted the National, University and Technical libraries, the City Library also being located nearby on Mariánské Náměstí. The Technical library and the Municipal library have moved to the Prague National Technical Library at Technická 6 since 2009. It is currently in use as the National Library of the Czech Republic. In 2005 the Czech National Library received the UNESCO Jikji prize (Memory of the World).

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Prague Astronomical Clock

The Prague Astronomical Clock or Prague Orloj is a medieval astronomical clock located in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, at 50°5′13.23″N 14°25′15.30″E / 50.0870083°N 14.420917°E / 50.0870083; 14.420917. The clock was first installed in 1410, making it the third-oldest astronomical clock in the world and the oldest one still working.

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New Town, Prague

The New Town is a quarter in the city of Prague in the Czech Republic. New Town is the youngest and largest of the five independent (from the Middle Ages until 1784) towns that today comprise the historic center of modern Prague. New Town was founded in 1348 by Charles IV just outside the city walls to the east and south of the Old Town and encompassed an area of 7.5 km²; about three times the size of the Old Town.

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Strabag Prague Open

The Strabag Prague Open is a tennis tournament held in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic (note that the 1996 edition was held in Karlovy Vary and the 1999 edition in Prostějov). Held since 1992 but interrupted between 1999 and 2005, this WTA Tour event is a WTA International Tournaments and is played on outdoor clay courts. The tournament also featured an ATP Challenger Series event from 1996 to 2008.

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Die Rote Fahne

The German newspaper Die Rote Fahne ("The Red Flag") was created on 9 November 1918 by Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg in Berlin, first as organ of the left wing revolutionary Spartakusbund. After the founding of the Communist Party of Germany (KPD) on 1 January 1919 it became the central publication of the party, until 1945.

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Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

The Prague Philharmonic Orchestra was established in 1995 by Czech musicians with the German conductor Friedemann Riehle. The Prague Philharmonic Orchestra quickly developed into one of the leading orchestras for CD-recording in Europe. The orchestra plays about 200 recording sessions every year. The Prague Philharmonic Orchestra works with labels such as Decca, EMI, Sony BMG and many international film studios. Soloists like Jonas Kaufmann and Sol Gabetta have recorded CDs with the orchestra.

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Infant Jesus of Prague

Infant Jesus of Prague is a 16th century Roman Catholic wax statue of child Jesus located in the Church of Our Lady Victorious in Malá Strana, Prague Czech Republic. Pious legends claim that the statue once belonged to Saint Teresa of Avila and allegedly holds miraculous powers, especially among expectant mothers.

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Josefov

Josefov (also Jewish quarter; Josefstadt in German) is a town quarter and the smallest cadastral area of Prague, Czech Republic, formerly the Jewish ghetto of the town. It is completely surrounded by Old Town. The quarter is often represented by the flag of Prague's Jewish community, a yellow Magen David on a red field.

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O2 Arena (Prague)

O2 Arena (formerly Sazka Arena, stylised as O2 arena) is a multi-purpose arena, in Prague, Czech Republic. It was built in time for the 2004 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships. O2 Arena is easily accessible by public transport, from line B metro station Českomoravská, tram stops and bus stops; a train station "Praha Libeň" is close to the O2 arena as well. O2 Arena is the home of Czech Extraliga team HC Slavia Praha. It hosted the Final Four, of the Euroleague, in 2006.

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Prague groschen

The Prague groschen was a groschen-type silver coin that became very common throughout Medieval Central Europe.

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AC Sparta Praha (women)

The women's section of AC Sparta Praha is a women's football club from Prague, Czech Republic. Together with their local neighbour Slavia, Sparta dominates the national league having won 16 of the 18 titles while Slavia has won the other two. They have taken part in UEFA competitions several times and got their best result in the 2005–06 UEFA Women's Cup when they reached the quarter-finals, losing over two legs to Djurgården.

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City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional philharmonic symphony orchestra. It is predominantly composed of Czech and Slovak classical and jazz musicians.

Czech orchestras
4th Chess Olympiad

The 4th Chess Olympiad, organized by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) and comprising an open and (unofficial) women's tournament, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between July 11 and July 26, 1931, in Prague, Czechoslovakia. The 3rd Women's World Chess Championship also took place during the Olympiad.

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DFC Prag

The Deutscher Fussball Club Prag (Czech: DFC Praha, English: DFC Prague) was a German association football club that played in the city of Prague in what is today the Czech Republic, but was at the time of the club's founding on 25 May 1896, part of Bohemia in the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Originally the club was the football department of the Deutscher Eis- und Ruder-Club Regatta Prag established in 1891, consisted of ethnic Germans.

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Battle of Prague (1757)

In the Battle of Prague or Battle of Štěrboholy on May 6, 1757 Frederick the Great's 67,000 Prussians forced 60,000 Austrians to retreat, but having lost 14,300 men, decided he was not strong enough to attack Prague.

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Old New Synagogue

The Old New Synagogue situated in Josefov, Prague, is Europe's oldest active synagogue. It is also the oldest surviving medieval synagogue of twin nave design. Completed in 1270 in gothic style, it was one of Prague's first gothic buildings. A still older Prague synagogue, known as the Old Synagogue, was demolished in 1867 and replaced by the Spanish Synagogue.

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New Prague, Minnesota

New Prague /ˈpreɪɡ/ PRAYG is a city in Le Sueur and Scott counties in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The population was 7,321 at the 2010 census. The city is named after Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, and the city and surrounding area reflect the Czech origins of many of their first settlers.

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Faculty of Theatre (Prague)

The Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) – "A Dynamic Theatre School Offering a Wide Spectrum of Studies in Theatre Creation" - was founded immediately after the Second World War, emerging from the need to educate theatre artists and artistic personalities capable of capitalizing on the creative conquests made in the first half of the 20th century - when Czech theatre experienced one of its most significant apogees – and bring them into contemporary theatrical consciousness.

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Ondřejov (Prague-East District)

Peace of Prague (1866)

The Peace of Prague was a peace treaty signed at Prague on 23 August 1866, which ended the Austro-Prussian War. The treaty was lenient toward the Austrian Empire because Otto von Bismarck had persuaded William I that maintaining Austria's place in Europe would be better in the future for Prussia than harsh terms. Only Austria lost Venetia, ceded to Napoleon III of France, who in turn ceded it to Italy.

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Prague 6

Prague 6, formally the municipal district Prague 6 (Městská čast Praha 6), is the largest Prague district. It is located in the north-west of Prague. It covers 41.54 km² and has 100,600 inhabitants (31.12.2008). The administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name comprises Prague 6 and municipal districts Lysolaje, Nebušice, Přední Kopanina and Suchdol.

Districts of Prague
Prague Zoo

Prague Zoo is a zoo in Prague, Czech Republic. It was opened in 1931 with the goal to "advance the study of zoology, protect wildlife, and educate the public" in the district of Troja in the north of Prague. The zoo occupies 45 hectares (111 acres) and houses about 4,400 animals that represent 670 species from all around the world. Prague Zoological Garden has contributed significantly to saving the Przewalski horse. For many years it was the biggest breeder of the species in the world.

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Semafor

Semafor is a Czech theatre in Prague established by Jiří Suchý in 1959. It belongs to the so called "Theatres of small stages". Suchý himself has performed there for many years and is the current owner. The Semafor theatre was a starting point for many famous Czech musicians such as Karel Gott and Hana Hegerová. The name "Semafor" itself, is abbreviation for Sedm Malých Forem (Seven Small Forms) making reference to form of theater.

Theatres in Prague
List of presidential trips made by Barack Obama

This is a list of presidential trips made by Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. During his presidency, which began with his inauguration on January 20, 2009, Obama has traveled to 30 different states internationally as of May 2011, in addition to many more trips made domestically within the United States. This list excludes trips made within Washington, D.C. , the U.S.

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Provisional Theatre (Prague)

The Prague Provisional Theatre was erected in 1862 as a temporary home for Czech drama and opera until a permanent National Theatre could be built. It opened on 18 November 1862 and functioned for 20 years, during which time over 5,000 performances were presented. Between 1866 and 1876 the theatre staged the premieres of four of Bedřich Smetana's operas, including The Bartered Bride.

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Prague National Theatre

Prague Championship

The Prague Championship is one of the fifth-level football leagues in the Czech Republic. It is controlled by the Prague Football Association. The league comprises teams from Prague. In 2011 the league expanded from 16 to 18 teams.

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Strahov Monastery

Strahov Monastery is a Premonstratensian abbey founded in 1149 by Bishop Jindřich Zdík, Bishop John of Prague, and Prince Vladislav II. It is located in Strahov, Prague, Czech Republic.

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Prague, Oklahoma

Prague is a city in Lincoln County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 2,138 at the 2000 census.

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Prague Slavic Congress, 1848

The Prague Slavic Congress of 1848 (also known as the Pan-Slav Congress of 1848) took place in Prague between June 2 and June 12, 1848. It was one of several times that voices from all Slav populations of Central Europe were heard in one place. The meeting was meant to be a show of resistance to German nationalism in the city of Prague in the predominantly Slavic Kingdom of Bohemia, which in spite of that was for many centuries a part of the Holy Roman Empire.

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Prague Half Marathon

The Prague Half Marathon is an annual half marathon road running event which takes place in Spring on the city streets of Prague, Czech Republic. Known as the Hervis Prague Half Marathon for sponsorship reasons, it holds IAAF Gold Label Road Race status, making it the foremost race of its type in the country. It is managed by the same organisation that holds the Prague Marathon in May.

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Under a Violet Moon

Under a Violet Moon is Blackmore's Night's second album, released in May 25, 1999 through Edel Music. Under a Violet Moon won the New Age Voice award for the best vocal album of the year.

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USK Praha

Slavia Prague (Czech: SK Slavia Praha), named now also as USK Praha, is a Czech professional basketball club founded in 1892 in the city of Prague. Representing the great tradition of Czech basketball, they won the Saporta Cup in 1969, only a year after losing the same title in the final game against AEK. Slavia also reached the 1966 Euroleague final, losing to Simmenthal Milano. USK Praha, now plays in the Czech National Basketball League - the highest competition in the Czech republic.

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SK Slavia Praha (women)

SK Slavia Praha Ženy is a Czech women's football team from Prague representing SK Slavia Prague. It compites in the Czech First Division. Slavia was a pioneer in women's football in Czechoslovakia, and won the first three editions of the Czech SR Championship between 1970 and 1972. It subsequently won six more trophies until 1989, when a final between the Czech and Slovak champions was organized. Slavia were the Czechoslovakian champions in 1992 and 1993.

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Jewish Museum in Prague

The Jewish Museum in Prague is a museum of Jewish heritage located in Prague, Czech Republic. The Jewish Museum in Prague was founded in 1906 by historian Dr. Hugo Lieben and Dr. Augustin Stein, who later became head of the Prague Jewish Community. The goal was to preserve artifacts from the Prague synagogues demolished during the Urban renewal of the old Jewish Quarter in the beginning of the 20th century.

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Districts of Prague

Prague has a local-government structure of two or three tiers, depending on the area of town. At the top is the Magistrate of the Capital City of Prague (Czech: Magistrát hlavního města Prahy), which is responsible for public transport; waste collection; municipal police; firefighting; ambulance services; cultural activities; care of historical sites; the Prague Zoo; and other activities of citywide significance.

City districts Districts of Prague
Holešovice

Agnes of Bohemia

Saint Agnes of Bohemia, O.S.C. , (Czech: Svatá Anežka Česká), or Agnes of Prague (20 June 1211 - 2 March 1282), was a medieval Bohemian princess who opted for a life of charity and piety over a life of luxury and comfort. Although she was venerated soon after her death, Agnes was not beatified or canonized for over 700 years.

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University of Prague

Žižkov Television Tower

Prague tram system

The Prague tram (streetcar) system is the largest tram system in the Czech Republic, consisting of 140 kilometres of track, over 900 tram cars, and 33 lines with a total route length of 540 km. It is operated by Dopravní podnik hlavního města Prahy a.s. , a company owned by the City of Prague. The system served 356 million passengers in 2008. The first horsecar tram line was opened in 1875, the first electric tram ran in 1891.

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Letná

Prague Aviation Museum, Kbely

Prague Aviation Museum, Kbely (Letecké Muzeum Kbely) is a major aviation museum located at Prague's original airport at Kbely, 8 km (5.0 mi) north-east of the town centre near Route 10 (E.14).

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The Drama Club (Prague)

The Drama Club is a theatre located in Prague. The Drama Club was founded by Ladislav Smoček and Jaroslav Vostrý. The opening performance of Piknik took place on 3 March 1965. The actors in the 1970s and 1980s included Petr Čepek, Pavel Landovský, Josef Somr, Jiří Kodet, Jirina Trebicka, Libuše Šafránková and Josef Abrhám. On 19 November 1989, two days after the Velvet revolution, the Civic Forum was founded there.

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Prague Philharmonia

The Prague Philharmonia (Pražská komorní filharmonie; literal translation, "Prague Chamber Philharmonia") is an orchestra based in Prague, the Czech Republic. The orchestra gives concerts in several venues in Prague, including the Dvořák Hall of the Rudolfinum, the Church of St. Simon and Juda, the Švanda Theatre (Smíchov) and the Salon Philharmonia.

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2002 Prague summit

The 2002 Prague summit was a NATO summit where the heads of state and government of the NATO member states met. Seven states were at this summit invited to begin accession talks with NATO: Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. NATO's post-Cold War Open Door Policy was also reaffirmed at this meeting. A NATO Response Force was considered and planned at this moment, a force which would be officially declared ready at the 2006 Riga summit.

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Symphony No. 38 (Mozart)

The Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in late 1786. It was premiered in Prague on January 19, 1787, a few weeks after Le nozze di Figaro opened there. It is popularly known as the Prague Symphony. Mozart's autograph thematic catalogue bears December 6, 1786, as the date of composition. Other works written by Mozart about contemporary with this symphony include the twenty-fifth piano concerto and the piano trio in B-flat (K. 503 and K.

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1967 European Indoor Games

The 2nd European Indoor Games were held at Sportovní hala, Prague, Czechoslovakia from 11 march to 12 march 1977.

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Line C (Prague Metro)

Line C is a line on the Prague Metro. It crosses the right-bank half of the city center in the north-south directions and turns to the east at both ends of the line. It is the system's oldest and most used line, being opened in 1974 and transporting roughly 26,900 persons per hour in the peak. The line is 22.41 kilometres (13.92 mi) long and includes 20 stations, journey from one end to the other taking approx. 35 min.

Prague Metro
HC Sparta Prague

The Student of Prague (1913 film)

The Student of Prague (German: Der Student von Prag, also known as A Bargain with Satan) is a 1913 German silent horror film. The film was remade in 1926, under the same title The Student of Prague. Other remakes were produced in 1935 and 2004.

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Battle of Prague (1648)

The Battle of Prague between 25 June and 1 November 1648 was the last action of the Thirty Years' War. General Hans Christoff von Königsmarck, commanding Sweden's flying column, entered the city and captured Prague Castle on the western bank of the Vltava river. The Swedes attempted to enter the Old Town on the eastern bank of the river, but were repulsed on the Charles Bridge.

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Embassy of the United States, Prague

The Embassy of the United States to the Czech Republic is located on Vlašská street, in Malá Strana, Prague. It occupies the large Schönborn Palace and possesses an extensive garden. Parts of the first Mission: Impossible (film) were depicted as taking place at the US Embassy in Prague. 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: U.S. Embassy, Prague

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HC Lev

Hockey Club Lev (English: Lion Hockey Club) is a professional ice hockey team located in Prague, Czech Republic. They are expected to play in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) next season. Although closely connected, it is not the same organisation that played under the name Lev Poprad in Poprad, Slovakia during the last KHL season.

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University of Žilina

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Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral

The Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral in Nové Město, Prague, Czech Republic, is the principal church in the Metropolitan Council of the Czech Republic. The existing structure had its origins as a Roman Catholic church built between 1730 and 1736 by Kilian Ignaz Dientzenhofer, dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo, archbishop and cardinal of Milan in the 17th century.

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Letňany

Chuck Versus the Pink Slip

"Chuck Versus the Pink Slip" is the third season premiere episode of the television series Chuck. It aired on January 10, 2010 in a special two-episode block. After failing "spy school", Chuck must find his way back onto the team, and in the process repair his shattered relationship with Sarah.

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Gorazd (Pavlík)

Praha-Holešovice railway station

Radio Prague

Radio Prague (Czech: Český rozhlas 7 - Radio Praha) is the official international broadcasting station of the Czech Republic. Radio Prague broadcasts in six languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Czech and Russian. It broadcasts programmes about the Czech Republic on shortwave, satellite and on the Internet. Broadcasting first began on August 31, 1936 near by spa town Poděbrady.

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Prague bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics

Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, bid for the 2016 Summer Olympics. Prague's bid was considered a trial bid to warm up for future Olympic campaigns. Prague's bid came to an end on June 4, 2008, when it failed to make the Candidate city shortlist. After initial enthusiasm, Prague's bid became troubled, and the city considered canceling their bid. Nevertheless, the government went forward with its bid to become an applicant city on January 14, 2008.

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The Prague Cemetery

The Prague Cemetery (Italian: Il cimitero di Praga) is a novel by Italian author Umberto Eco published in October 2010. The book is a worldwide bestseller (having been the best-selling book in Italy, Spain, Argentina, Mexico and others) that sold millions of copies as of 2010.

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Embassy of Germany, Prague

The Embassy of Germany in Prague is located on Vlašská street (formerly Wälsche Spitalgasse), in the Malá Strana district of Prague, Czech Republic. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between West Germany and Czechoslovakia in 1973, it occupies the large Palais Lobkowicz. The Baroque palace with an extensive garden finished in 1707 was acquired by the noble House of Lobkowicz in 1753, who in 1927 sold it to the Czechoslovak state.

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Jerome of Prague

Jerome of Prague (Jeroným Pražský in Czech, 1379 – 30 May 1416) was one of the chief followers of Jan Hus.

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Štefánik's Observatory

Line A (Prague Metro)

Line A is a line of the Prague Metro, serving the Czech Republic capital. Chronologically the second line in the system, it was first opened in 1978 and has expanded mostly during the 1980s. Presently it has 13 stations and 11.0 kilometres (6.8 mi) of track.

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Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague

The Old Jewish Cemetery (Czech: Starý židovský hřbitov, German: Alter Jüdischer Friedhof) lies in the Josefov, the Jewish Quarter of Prague in the Czech Republic. It was in use from the early 15th century (the oldest preserved tombstone, the one of Avigdor Kara, dates back to 1439) until 1787. Its ancestor was a cemetery called "The Jewish Garden", which was found in archaeological excavations under the Vladislavova street, New Town.

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Tipsport Arena (built 1962)

Tipsport Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Prague, Czech Republic. The arena was opened in 1962, as Sportovní hala and has a seating capacity for 13,995 people, for ice hockey games. Formerly called Sportovní hala, it was renamed in 1999 to Paegas Arena, in 2002 to T-Mobile Arena. On September 1, 2008 it was renamed Tesla Arena as part of a naming rights contract for three years with Tesla electrotechnical conglomerate.

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Prague Open (tennis)

The Prague Open is a defunct Grand Prix and ATP affiliated tennis tournament played from 1987 to 1999. It was held in Prague in the Czech Republic and played on outdoor clay courts.

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Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague

Institute of Chemical Technology Prague (ICT, Vysoká škola chemicko-technologická - VŠCHT in Czech) is the largest university specializing in chemistry in the Czech Republic. It was founded in 1952 and since that time it has been one of the leading research spots in Central Europe. More than 2,000 students are accepted every year. Academic staff comprises 780 teachers including 40 professors, 100 associate professors and 280 assistant professors and assistants.

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Maharal of Prague

Siege of Prague

The Siege of Prague was an unsuccessful attempt by a Prussian army led by Frederick the Great to capture the Austrian city of Prague during the Seven Years' War. It took place in May 1757 immediately after the Battle of Prague. Despite having won that battle, Frederick had lost 14,300 dead, and his severely depleted force was not strong enough to assault Prague. Instead Frederick decided to besiege the city, hoping to force it into submission through lack of supplies.

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Line B (Prague Metro)

Line B is a line on Prague Metro. Chronologically the third to open, it was first opened in 1985 and continued to expand in the 1990s. Currently it is the longest line in the network with 24 stations and 25.6 kilometres (15.9 mi) of track.

Prague Metro
Prague 4

Prague 4, formally the Prague 4 Municipal District (Městská čast Praha 4), is a second-tier municipality in Prague. The administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name constists of municipal districts Prague 4 and Kunratice. Prague 4 is located just south of Prague 2 and is the biggest municipality in Prague. Most of this district consists of large estates of panelaks. The district is also well connected to the motorway to Brno.

Districts of Prague
Prague 19

Prague 19, also known as Kbely, is a municipal district (městská část) in Prague. It is located in the north-eastern part of the city. It is formed by one cadastre Kbely. As of 2008, there were 6,149 inhabitants living in Prague 19. The administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name constists of municipal districts Prague 19, Satalice and Vinoř.

Districts of Prague
Sydney Prague

Sydney Prague, commonly known as Prague was a former association football club formed in 1957 by predominantly Czech Australians, which participated in the NSW State League from its foundation in 1957 until its amalgamation with Yugal at the beginning of the 1973 season. Sydney Prague were one of the most successful sides of the late 50s and early 60s, consistently finishing high in leagues and cups.

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2010 ECM Prague Open

The 2010 ECM Prague Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 14th edition of the ECM Prague Open, and was part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2010 WTA Tour. It took place in Prague, Czech Republic, from July 12 through July 18, 2010.

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Prague 8

Prague 8 is a municipal district (městská část) in Prague, Czech Republic. The administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name consists of municipal districts Prague 8, Březiněves, Ďáblice and Dolní Chabry.

Districts of Prague
LTC Praha

LTC (Lawn Tennis Club) Praha was a Czech ice hockey club founded in 1903 in Prague. The main sport in this club was originally tennis, with hockey being a minor sport. This changed in 1927 when there was a quarrel among ice hockey players for Sparta Prague, and many elite players moved to LTC. The club then became one of the nation's top teams, with many players from LTC Prague on the Czechoslovak national team. The team won the Spengler Cup seven times, and twice they finished second.

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BLC Sparta Prague

Basketbal Ladies Club Sparta Prague is a women's basketball club from Prague founded in 1939 as a section of omnisport club Sparta Prague. Sparta was the most successful team in the Czechoslovak Championship with 19 titles between 1948 and 1987, and in 1976 it defeated Clermont UC in the European Cup's final to become the first Czechoslovak team to win the competition, ending the 12-years winning streak of Daugava Riga, which had defeated Sparta in its previous five appearances in the final.

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Prague 1

Prague 1, formally the Prague 1 Municipal District (Městská část Praha 1), is a second-tier municipality in Prague. It is co-extensive with the national administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name. Prague 1 includes most of the medieval heart of the city. All of Staré Město (the Old Town) and Josefov (the Jewish Quarter) are in the district, as are most of Malá Strana (the Little Quarter), Hradčany and Nové Město (the New Town).

Districts of Prague
The Prague Post

The Prague Post is an English language weekly newspaper covering the Czech Republic and Central and Eastern Europe. It is the only English-language newspaper in the Czech Republic. Its target audience includes English-speaking expatriates living in the Czech Republic or neighboring countries, Czech readers seeking news from an international perspective and tourists visiting the Czech Republic.

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Prague Spring International Music Competition

Prague Stock Exchange

The Prague Stock Exchange or PSE (Czech: Burza cenných papírů Praha, a.s. or BCPP) is the Czech Republic's main securities market. Although Prague's first exchange opened in 1861, the present-day PSE was established on November 24, 1992, and trading started on April 6, 1993. The Exchange is based on a membership principle that means only licenced securities traders who are Exchange members have access to the Exchange trading system.

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1945 Bombing of Prague

The Bombing of Prague occurred during the end of World War II (February 14, 1945) when the US Army Air Forces carried out an air raid over Prague. The city was the capital of Czechoslovakia and (since the Nazi occupation in 1939) the main city of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. According to American pilots, it was the result of a navigation mistake—at the same time, a massive bombing of Dresden was under way, 120 km north from Prague.

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Christopher of Prague

His Beatitude Christopher of Prague, given name Radim Pulec (born 29 June 1953) is the Orthodox Metropolitan of the Czech lands and Slovakia since 2006 and Archbishop of Prague. He has participated in numerous theological conferences and has represented the Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia in many venues. Fluent in his native language and also Russian, Greek, German and English, he is well known for his academic pursuits in theology and philosophy, having a doctorate in both.

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List of universities in the Czech Republic

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Embassy of Romania, Prague

The Embassy of Romania in Prague is located on Nerudova street, in Mala Strana, Prague, opposite the Italian Embassy. It occupies the large Morzin Palace. Its facade features two columns in the shape of chained Moors, a pun on the name of the building.

Diplomatic missions of Romania Diplomatic missions in Prague
Luka (Prague Metro)

Luka is a Prague Metro station on Line B opened in 1994. It is located at Mukařovského street in the suburb of Stodůlky. Luka is a surface type station with an island platform and one staircase exit. The name, which literally means Meadows, is shared with the surrounding housing estate.

Prague Metro stations
Košíře

Prague 10

Prague 10 is both a municipal and administrative district in Prague, Czech Republic.

Districts of Prague
Anti-globalization protests in Prague

Anti-capitalist Protests in Prague took place during the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank summit in September 2000 in Prague, capital of the Czech Republic. Various anti-capitalist protesters were seeing this institutions as one of reasons for the economic problems faced by the third world. Thousands of activists who travelled from all over the world protested and some clashed with police in the streets of Prague for several days.

2000 in the Czech Republic History of Prague Anti-globalization protests
Korchak culture

Korchak culture is an archaeological culture of the sixth and seventh century East Slavs who settled along the southern tributaries of the Pripyat River and from the Dnieper River to the Southern Bug and Dniester rivers, throughout modern day northwestern Ukraine and southern Belarus. It is the eastern part of the Prague Korchak culture found in modern day Poland.

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Prague 9

Prague 9 is both a municipal and an administrative district in Prague, Czech Republic. The Air Accidents Investigation Institute has its head office in Letňany, 9th district.

Districts of Prague
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra (SOČR)

Black light theatre

Black Light Theatre (in Czech černé divadlo) or simply Black Theatre, is a theatrical performance style characterized by the use of black box theatre augmented by black light illusion. This form of theatre originated from Asia and can be found in many places around the world. It has become a speciality of Prague, where many theatres use it.

Theatrical genres Theatre in the Czech Republic
Prague Society for International Cooperation

The Prague Society for International Cooperation is an organization dedicated to business, politics and academia in Central Europe. A rigorous agenda is achieved through transparent networking, off-the-record dialogues and numerous international functions in order to develop a new generation of responsible, intellectuals who work towards a common goal in a post-communistic society. The most notable function of the Prague Society would be the Hanno R.

Publications
Prague Manifesto

The Prague Manifesto is a document that was created by several members of the Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia, an anti-communist coalition of former Soviet military and citizens who aimed to overthrow Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and establish a non-communist government in Russia, in alliance with Nazi Germany during the Second World War.

Germany–Soviet Union relations Politics of World War II History of the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia
Embassy of Italy, Prague

The Embassy of Italy in Prague is located on Nerudova street, in Mala Strana, Prague, next door to the church of Our Lady of Caetans and opposite the Romanian Embassy. It occupies the large Thun-Hohenstein Palace. The embassy's baroque facade features a doorway guarded by two carved eagles.

Diplomatic missions of Italy Diplomatic missions in Prague
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Czech University of Agriculture in Prague, officially Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Czech: Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze, ČZU) is a university in Prague, the Czech Republic, established in 1906.

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Golem of Prague

Prague 2

Prague 2, formally the Prague 2 Municipal District (Městská čast Praha 2), is a second-tier municipality in Prague. It is co-extensive with the national administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name. As of the end of 2004, 48,918 people lived in 34,689 homes in the district. At 4.19 km², Prague 2 is the smallest administrative district in the country. The district includes all of Vyšehrad and parts of Vinohrady, New Town and Nusle.

Districts of Prague
2009 ECM Prague Open

The 2009 ECM Prague Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 13th edition of the ECM Prague Open, and was part of the WTA International tournaments of the 2009 WTA Tour. It took place in Prague, Czech Republic, from July 13 through July 19, 2009.

2009 WTA Tour ECM Prague Open
Mohamed Atta's alleged Prague connection

The alleged Prague connection between Iraq and Al Qaeda came through an alleged meeting between September 11 hijacker Mohamed Atta and Iraqi consulate Ahmad Samir al-Ani in April 2001. Czech counterintelligence service claimed that Mohamed Atta al-Sayed, a September 11 hijacker, met with Ahmad Samir al-Ani, the consul at the Iraqi Embassy in Prague, in a cafe in Prague.

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The Student of Prague (1926 film)

The Student of Prague (German: Der Student von Prag) is a 1926 silent film by actor and filmmaker Henrik Galeen. It is a remake of The Student of Prague (1913). It is considered as Galeen's most important film since The Golem. The film crew involved some famous names: designer Hermann Warm, ; Günther Krampf, cinematographer ; and the actors Werner Krauss and Conrad Veidt. For plot summary, see The Student of Prague (1913 film).

1926 films 1920s horror films German Expressionist films German silent films Films of the Weimar Republic Films set in Prague
Bretislaus III, Duke of Bohemia

Henry Bretislaus III (died 15 or 19 June 1197) was the duke of Bohemia from 1193 to his death. Being the bishop of Prague since 1182, he was also a prince of the Holy Roman Empire. He was a son of Henry, son of Vladislaus I. After brilliant studies at the University of Paris, he was named provost of Vyšehrad, near Prague. In 1182, he accepted the diaconate from the hands of his cousin the archbishop of Salzburg, Adalbert III.

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Stalin Monument (Prague)

Stalin's Monument was a massive granite statue honoring Joseph Stalin that was unveiled in 1955 after more than 5½ years of work in Prague, Czech Republic. It was the world's largest representation of Stalin, and was destroyed in 1962. The monument was located on a huge concrete pedestal, which can still be visited in Letná Park. It was the largest group statue in Europe, measuring 15.5 metres in height and 22 metres in length.

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Prague 5

Prague 5, formally the Prague Municipal District (Městská čast Praha 5), is a second-tier municipality in Prague. The administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name consists of municipal districts Prague 5 and Slivenec. Prague 5 is one of the largest districts of Prague located at the west side of the Vltava river.

Districts of Prague
International School of Prague

The International School of Prague (ISP) is an independent, English speaking, not-for-profit, international school in Prague, Czech Republic. Establish in 1948, ISP is both the oldest and largest international school in the Czech republic, with over 800 students representing more than 60 nationalities. ISP is accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

International Baccalaureate schools in the Czech Republic Educational institutions established in 1948 International schools in the Czech Republic
Embassy of Denmark, Prague

The Embassy of Denmark to the Czech Republic is located on Maltézské Náměsti (Maltese Square), in Mala Strana, Prague.

Diplomatic missions in Prague Diplomatic missions of Denmark
Siege of Prague (1742)

The 1742 Siege of Prague was an extended blockade of the Bohemian capital during the War of the Austrian Succession.

Sieges involving Austria 1742 in Austria Conflicts in 1742 Battles of the War of the Austrian Succession History of Prague Sieges involving France
2008 ECM Prague Open

The 2008 ECM Prague Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 13th edition of the ECM Prague Open, and was part of the Tier IV Series of the 2008 WTA Tour and of the 2008 ATP Challenger Tretorn Serie+. It took place at the I. Czech Lawn Tennis Club in Prague, Czech Republic, from April 28 through May 4, 2008.

2008 ATP Challenger Series 2008 WTA Tour ECM Prague Open
Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague

Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague is a traditional centre of Czech scholarship. The Faculty provides lectures in the greatest number of fields of the humanities in the Czech Republic and is the only faculty in Europe at which all the languages spoken in the Member States of the European Union can be studied (in various forms).

Charles University in Prague
Prague Quadrennial

Held in Prague once every fourth years since 1967, the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space or Prague Quadrennial is the world's largest event in the field of scenography, consisting of a competitive presentation of contemporary work in a variety of performance design disciplines and genres including costume, stage, lighting, sound design, and theatre architecture for dance, opera, drama, site-specific, multi-media performances, and performance art.

Exhibitions Scenic design
Ládví (Prague Metro)

Prague city districts

Lovers in Prague

Lovers in Prague (프라하의 연인 / Peurahaui Yeonin, a.k.a. Praha Lovers) is a South Korean television drama series broadcast by SBS in the 2005. It is the second of three romantic dramas set in Europe from the writing and directing team of Kim Eun-sook and Shin Woo-chul. The first drama is Lovers in Paris and the third is titled Lovers.

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Prague Watchdog

Prague Watchdog was an English, Czech and Russian-language Prague-based on-line service that collected and disseminated information on the crisis in Chechnya and reporting on the conflict in the North Caucasus, focusing on human rights, humanitarian situation, media access and coverage, and the local political situation. The service was supported with a special grant provided by the United States-based National Endowment for Democracy.

Human rights in Chechnya North Caucasus European political websites
National Technical Museum (Prague)

The National Technical Museum in Prague is the largest institution dedicated to preserving information and artifacts related to the history of technology in the Czech Republic. The museum was founded in 1908 and has been in its current location since 1941. The museum has large exhibits representing approximately 15% of its total collection. The museum also manages substantial archives consisting of approximately 3,500 linear shelf meters of archival material and about 250,000 books.

Railway museums in the Czech Republic Technology museums Science museums Museums in Prague
History of the Jews in Prague

The Jewish community of Prague (capital of today's Czech Republic) is one of Central Europe's oldest and most well-known Jewish communities.

Culture in Prague Jewish communities Jewish Czech history History of Prague
FK Meteor Prague VIII

FK Meteor Prague VIII is a Czech football club located in Prague-Libeň, Czech Republic. It currently plays in Divize B, which is in the Czech Fourth Division. Founded in 1896, it is one of the oldest football clubs in the country. The club played in the inaugural Czechoslovak First League in 1925.

Sport in Prague Association football clubs established in 1896 Football clubs in the Czech Republic
Smíchov – Hostivice railway line

Esko Prague

Esko Prague is a commuter rail system in Prague, Czech Republic. It has been in operation under its current name since December 9, 2007. Esko is part of the Prague Integrated Transport system serving the city of Prague and the surrounding areas of the Central Bohemian Region. It is operated by the Czech Railways. The system was significantly improved after the completion of the so-called New Connection between southern and northern parts of the system in 2008.

Transport in Prague
Prague, Nebraska

Prague is a village in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 303 at the 2010 census.

Populated places in Saunders County, Nebraska Place names of Czech origin in the United States Czechs in Nebraska Villages in Nebraska
Prague Party Conference

The Prague Party Conference was the sixth party conference of Vladimir Lenin's Bolshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. It was in Prague January 5-17 1912, 18 Bolsheviks attended. Stalin and Sverdlov were in exile at the time and couldn't attend. Georgi Plekhanov claimed he was too ill to attend. At the conference, Lenin and his supporters broke away from the rest of the party and formed their own, purely Bolshevik, party.

Congresses of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Russian Revolution 1912 in Austria Socialism
Embassy of Sweden, Prague

The Swedish Embassy to the Czech Republic is located on Úvoz street, in Hradčany, the castle region of Prague. It is close to the Strahov Monastery. The embassy has a great view of the rest of Prague because it is located up on the hill. You can also see Petrin Hill from the embassy.

Diplomatic missions in Prague Diplomatic missions of Sweden
Anděl (neighborhood)

Roztoky

Roztoky is a small town in the Czech Republic. It is located on the Vltava River, just north of Prague, the country's capital. 7,719 inhabitants was registered as of January, 1st 2010, but the true number of citizens is probably higher due to a massive development of the town in recent years and the fact that many of new inhabitants have not registered their permanent residence here yet. The town was first mentioned in historical documents in 1233 CE.

Cities and towns in the Czech Republic Prague-West District
Prague 3

Prague 3 (formally the Prague 3 Municipal District, Czech: Městská čast Praha 3), is a second-tier municipality in Prague. It is identical to the national administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name. The district includes most of the cadastral area of Žižkov and parts of Vinohrady, Vysočany and Strašnice. The district area has remained intact since its creation in 1960. Like many districts of the city, Prague 3 is socioeconomically diverse.

Districts of Prague
Prague 1908 chess tournament

The first International Prague Chess Tournament was held in honour of the sixtieth anniversary of Franz Joseph I of Austria's elevation as monarch to the Austria-Hungary Empire. Twenty great masters played in the pavilion of the Chamber of Commerce and Trade in Prague, from May 17 to June 13, 1908. The representative of the executive board of the Jubilee Exhibition, president L. Bondy greeted tournament competitors and numerous guests in Czech, German, French and English. J. Krautstengl and Dr.

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Prague Cathedral

Prague 7

Prague 7 is a municipal district (městská část) in Prague, Czech Republic. The administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name consists of the quarters Letná, Holešovice, Bubny, Bubeneč, Troja as well as a small part of Liben. Its one of the smallest Prague districts and stretches along the left bank of the Vltava, representing a peaceful extension to Prague city centre. In the Northern part is located Troja with the world famous Prague Zoo.

Districts of Prague
Sparta Prague Open

The Sparta Prague Open is a tennis tournament held in Prague, a city in Czech Republic. Held since 2010, this ITF Circuit event is a $100,000 tournament.

Sport Prague ITF Women's Circuit Recurring sporting events established in 2010 Tennis tournaments in Czech Republic Clay court tennis tournaments
Strahov

Zličín

Febiofest

Febiofest is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the second most prestigious festival in the country. The festival presents a wide spectrum of contemporary and retrospective examples of high-quality film including alternative, film-school and amateur works to a diverse viewing public.

Culture in Prague Film festivals in the Czech Republic Recurring events established in 1993
Strahov (district of Prague)

This article is about the district of Prague. For other uses of the name, see Strahov Strahov is a district of Prague in the Czech Republic. It lies on the west bank of the Vltava, west of Petřín hill, Malá Strana and Hradčany. It is bordered by the districts of Břevnov, Smíchov, Košíře, Střešovice and Malá Strana.

Districts of Prague
Prague Hotel

The Prague Hotel is located at 1402 South 13th Street on the southwest corner of South 13th and William Streets in the heart of the Little Bohemia neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska. Designed by Joseph Guth and built in 1898, this building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

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ČAFC Prague

Kobylisy Shooting Range

Kobylisy Shooting Range is a former military shooting range located in Kobylisy, a northern suburb of Prague, Czech Republic. The shooting range was established in 1889-1891, on a site that was at the time far outside the city, as a training facility for the Austro-Hungarian army. During the Nazi occupation it was used for mass executions as part of retaliatory measures against the Czech people after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich in 1942.

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HC Dukla Prague

HC Dukla Prague (Czech: HC Dukla Praha) is a Czech handball club. Originally it was a part of a Czechoslovak army sports club supporting several different sports teams, including football, which was founded in 1948 as ATK Praha and later renamed Dukla Prague. The handball team of Dukla Praha was the most successful Czechoslovak handball team. They won the Czechoslovak handball league 28 times and after the dissolution of Czechoslovakia the Czech handball league twice.

Czech handball clubs Sports teams in Czechoslovakia
SK Motorlet Prague

SK Motorlet Prague is a Czech football club located in Prague-Jinonice, Czech Republic. The club played in the 1983–84 Česká národní liga, at the time the second highest level of football in Czechoslovakia. It currently plays in Divize A, which is in the fourth tier of the Czech football system.

Sport in Prague Football clubs in the Czech Republic Association football clubs established in 1912
Le Golem

Le Golem is a 1936 French monster movie filmed in Czechoslovakia and directed by Julien Duvivier.

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New Jewish Cemetery, Prague

The New Jewish Cemetery in Prague (now in the district of Žižkov) was established in 1891 to relieve the space problem at the Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague. It is about 10 times bigger than the Old Jewish Cemetery and provides space for approximately 100 000 graves, therefore having the capacity to serve for a whole century. There is also a specially designated area for urns as the Jewish tradition does not allow cremation. The cemetery is still in use today.

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Prague Bandurist Capella

The Prague Bandurist Capella was a musical ensemble formed in 1924 by Ukrainians living in Czechoslovakia featuring performers on the bandura. After the occupation of Ukraine by the Bolsheviks, many Ukrainians moved to the West. In Prague they established a cultural and intellectual centre. Vasyl Yemetz also moved to the West, initially to Berlin and later to Prague. In Prague he established a number of bandura schools in Prague and Podebrady in 1923-25.

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Buses in Prague

The bus service in Prague is provided by several transport operators, chiefly by Dopravní podnik hlavního města Prahy, a.s. (Transport Company of the Capital of Prague, plc.). The base system of metropolitan and suburban transport is Pražská integrovaná doprava (Prague Integrated Transport) organized by Prague municipal organization ROPID but several urban and suburban lines don't belong to it.

Transport in Prague Bus transport in the Czech Republic
Prague Autumn International Music Festival

Prague Autumn International Music Festival (1991-2008) was the second largest classical music festival in Prague held annually in September. It was organised under the auspices of Václav Klaus, president of the Czech republic and was co-produced by the City of Prague.

Culture in Prague Classical music festivals
Big Sister (brothel)

Big Sister was a brothel and associated voyeuristic pay site, located in Prague, Czech Republic. It was the only brothel where customers can use the women's services free, subsidized by paying Internet viewers; live video and audio streams and archived videos of the activity in the brothel are available on the website for a fee. These subscription fees, as well as sales of DVDs of the recorded action, represent the company's main source of income.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Prague

The composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is often said to have had a special relationship with the city of Prague and its people. Mozart biographer Maynard Solomon writes of an enthusiasm for Mozart that has passed into legend, with Prague seen as the good city that supported and understood him at a time when he had allegedly been neglected, even scorned, by Vienna.

Culture in Prague Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Prague Security Studies Institute

The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in early 2002 to advance the building of a just, secure, democratic, free-market society in the Czech Republic and other post-communist states. Its co-founder Roger W. Robinson, Jr. is a former chairman of the William J. Casey Institute of the Center for Security Policy (CSP).

Security studies Political and economic think tanks based in Europe Non-profit organizations based in the Czech Republic
Theodoric of Prague

Theodoric of Prague or Master Theoderic (in Latin Magister Theodoricus; working ca. 1360–1380) was a Gothic painter who was court painter to Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and the first Bohemian painter whose name can be linked to a body of work.

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Chodov (Prague)

There are several other places called Chodov in the Czech Republic See also: Litochleby and Opatov (Prague) Chodov is a suburb of Prague in the Czech Republic. It lies in the south-east of the city, and became part of the Prague municipality in 1968. In terms of the Prague districts defined in 1960, it lay in administrative district 4, and its postal address is still Prague 4.

Districts of Prague
Prague Post

Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague

Founded in 1885, the Prague Museum of Decorative Arts (Czech: Uměleckoprůmyslové museum v Praze or UPM) is housed in a Neo-Renaissance edifice built in 1897–1901 after the designs of architect Josef Schulz. The Museum’s rich collections include decorative and applied arts and design work ranging from Late Antiquity to the present day, with focus on European objects, particularly arts and crafts created in the Bohemian Lands.

Glass art
Můstek (Prague Metro)

Pražský Krysařík

Pérák, the Spring Man of Prague

Prague Metronome

The Metronome is a giant, functional metronome located overlooking the Vltava River and the city center of Prague. It was erected in 1991, and stands on the plinth left vacant by the destruction of an enormous monument to former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin (the monument was destroyed in 1962). The 75-foot-tall (23 m) Metronome is now mostly a scenic vista and a meeting place for young people. It was designed by international artist Vratislav Novak.

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Prague Panthers

The Prague Panthers are an American football team based in Prague, Czech Republic. The Prague Panthers are one of the most successful team in Eastern Europe, having been named the Champions of the Czech Republic 12 times (1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010). After years of dominance in the Czech League, the Panthers currently compete as members of the Austrian Football League (AFL).

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Nové Butovice (Prague Metro)

List of people from Prague

Prague, the capital of today's Czech Republic, has been for over a thousand years the centre and the biggest city of the Czech lands. Notable people who were born or died; studied, lived or saw their success in Prague are listed below.

People from Prague Lists of people by city Prague-related lists
Tourism in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic, and in particular the capital Prague, has become one of the major tourist destinations in Europe. Other highly-visited destinations include Karlštejn Castle, Kutná Hora, Český Krumlov, and Lednice.

Tourism in the Czech Republic Tourism in Europe
Slovan Orbis Prague

Slovan Orbis Prague was a Czech sports club from Prague best remembered for its basketball teams. The men's team won two national championships in 1957 and 1959 and reached the semifinals of the 1960 European Cup, while the women's team won nine national championships between 1954 and 1965 and reached the final of the European Cup in 1961, 1963 and 1966. All three were lost to Daugava Riga and Slavia Sofia.

Sport in Prague Women's basketball teams in the Czech Republic Euroleague Women clubs
Maisel Synagogue

Maisel Synagogue is a synagogue in Josefov, Prague, Czech Republic. It was built in 1590-1592, designed by Josef Wahl and Juda Goldsmied and paid by Mordechai Maisel. The synagogue burnt down in 1689 and was then rebuilt in baroque style. It was again rebuilt in 1893-1905. It was Hitler's intended "Museum of the Extinct Race". It serves today as a Jewish Museum, part of the collection of the Jewish Museum in Prague.

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Borek (Prague-East District)

See other places named Borek (disambiguation). Borek is small village in Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic, near town Brandýs nad Labem-Stará Boleslav. It has cca 175 inhabitants.

Villages in the Czech Republic
Prague Writers' Festival

The Prague Writers' Festival is a internationally acknowledged social occasion for great thinkers and eager readers to share important philosophical ideas. The festival takes place annually in springtime in Prague. In 2005 it had its second brief appearance in Vienna, and it has aspirations to expand to New York and Athens. It gains considerable media coverage, and many of the events are broadcast via the internet. Every year several internationally distinguished writers are presented.

Culture in Prague Literary festivals Cultural festivals Czech literature
Národní (Prague)

Florenc (Prague Metro)

Florenc is a Prague Metro station providing the interchange between Lines B and C. It serves the city's central bus station. The station was formerly known as Sokolovská.

Prague Metro stations
New Town Hall (Prague)

The New Town Hall is the administrative centre of Prague's (medieval) New Town Quarter, or "Nové Město". In 1419 it was the site of the first of the three defenestrations of Prague.

Buildings and structures in Prague Town halls in the Czech Republic
Loreta

Loreta is a large pilgrimage destination in Hradčany, a district of Prague, Czech Republic. It consists of a cloister, the church of the Lord’s Birth, a Holy Hut and the clock tower with a famous chime. The construction had started in 1626 and the Holy Hut was blessed on March 25, 1631. The architect was the Italian Giovanni Orsi; the project was financed by a noblewoman of the Lobkowitz family.

Buildings and structures in Prague Religious buildings completed in 1631 Catholic Church buildings in the Czech Republic
Prague 11

Prague 11 is a municipal district (městská část) in Prague, Czech Republic. It is located in the south eastern part, 12 km from the City Center. The district is split into two parts, mainly from the perspective of pedestrians, by the south-eastern highway to Brno. Praha 11 comprises Chodov and Háje on one side and Roztyly on the other side. As of 2008, it has 78,519 inhabitants.

Districts of Prague
Náměstí Republiky (Prague Metro)

Štěchovice

Allegro (restaurant)

Allegro is a top restaurant in Prague Four Seasons hotel. In 2008 it became the first restaurant from the post-communist bloc to obtain the star from the prestigious Michelin Guide. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, Allegro retained its star. It is the only restaurant in Prague with the accolade, although in 2010 a restaurant in Hungary was awarded the star, ending Allego's claim as the only restaurant from the Eastern Bloc to have the star. The head chef is Andrea Accordi.

Culture in Prague Michelin Guide starred restaurants
Hůrka (Prague Metro)

Curing salt

Prague powder #1 or pink salt contains 93.75% table salt and 6.25% sodium nitrite. Prague powder #2 contains sodium nitrate in addition to sodium nitrite. Both kinds are used in the preserving and curing of meats, and in sausage making. As an additive, the sodium nitrite or nitrate serves to inhibit the growth of bacteria, specifically Clostridium botulinum in an effort to prevent botulism, and helps preserve the color of cured meat.

Food preservation Edible salt
FC Tempo Prague

FC Tempo Prague is a Czech football club located in Prague-Lhotka, Czech Republic. It currently plays in the Prague Championship, which is in the fifth tier of the Czech football system.

Sport in Prague Football clubs in the Czech Republic Association football clubs established in 1928
Treaty of Prague (1866)

FK Admira Prague

FK Admira Prague is a Czech football club located in Prague-Kobylisy, Czech Republic. It currently plays in Divize C, which is in the Czech Fourth Division.

Association football clubs established in 1907 Sport in Prague Football clubs in the Czech Republic
Under a Cruel Star (book)

Under a Cruel Star: A Life in Prague 1941-1968 was published first under this title by Plunkett Lake Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1986. The memoir was written by Heda Margolius Kovály and translated with Franci and Helen Epstein. It is now available in a Holmes & Meier, New York 1997 edition, in a Plunkett Lake Press 2010 eBook edition and in a Granta, London 2012 edition (Prague Farewell was the book title in the UK in previous editions).

Autobiographies
Jaromír (Bishop of Prague)

Jewish Town Hall (Prague)

The Jewish Town Hall in Josefov, Prague, was constructed adjacent to the Old New Synagogue on the corner of Maiselova and Červená Ulice in 1586 in Renaissance style under the sponsorship of Mayor Mordechai Maisel. It acquired its Rococo facade in the 18th century. The building was the main meeting house of the local Jewish community but is currently closed to the public.

Buildings and structures in Prague Clock towers Jews and Judaism in the Czech Republic
2011 Strabag Prague Open

The 2011 Strabag Prague Open was a professional tennis tournament played on clay courts. It was the 14th edition of the tournament which was part of the 2011 ATP Challenger Tour and the 2011 ITF Women's Circuit. It was part of the WTA Tour in the previous year, but was degraded to an ITF event this year. It took place in Prague, Czech Republic between 2 and 8 May 2011.

ECM Prague Open 2011 ATP Challenger Tour Tennis tournaments in the Czech Republic 2011 ITF Women's Circuit Clay court tennis tournaments
Kamenice (Prague-East District)

Kamenice (Prague-East District) is a village and municipality in Prague-East District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

Prague-East District Villages in the Czech Republic
Embassy of France, Prague

The Embassy of France to the Czech Republic is located on Velkopřevorské náměstí, in Malá Strana, Prague, next to Vltava's island Kampa. It occupies the large baroque Buquoy Palace (1719). The ground floor of the Embassy was flooded during the August 2002 floods.

Diplomatic missions in Prague Diplomatic missions of France
Mnichovice

Mnichovice is a town in the Czech Republic. The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area.

Cities and towns in the Czech Republic Prague-East District
Kunice (Prague-East District)

Kunice is a village in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. It has around 1.000 inhabitants. Football club TJ Kunice plays in the village.

Prague-East District Villages in the Czech Republic
Ořech

Prague Seamstresses

Prague Seamstresses is a 1929 Czechoslovak comedy film directed by Přemysl Pražský.

Czechoslovak films Black-and-white films 1920s comedy films 1929 films Czech silent films
Prague 12

Prague 12 is a municipal district (městská část) in Prague, Czech Republic. It consists of the following cadastral subdivisions: Cholupice, Kamýk, Komořany, Modřany and Točná. The administrative district (správní obvod) of the same name consists of municipal districts Prague 12 and Libuš.

Districts of Prague
Memorial to the Victims of Communism

The Memorial to the victims of Communism (Czech: Pomník obětem komunismu) is a series of statues in Prague commemorating the victims of the communist era between 1948-1989. It is located at the base of Petřín hill, Újezd street in the Malá Strana or the Lesser Town area. It was unveiled on the 22 May 2002, twelve years after the fall of communism, and is the work of Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek and architects Jan Kerel and Zdeněk Holzel.

Memorials to victims of communism Monuments and memorials in the Czech Republic Buildings and structures in Prague
Music for Prague 1968

Music for Prague 1968 is a programmatic work written by Czech-born composer Karel Husa for symphonic band and later transcribed for full orchestra, written shortly after the crushing of the Prague Spring reform movement in Czechoslovakia in 1968. Karel Husa was sitting on the dock at his cottage in America at the time, listening to the BBC broadcast of the events on the radio. He was deeply moved, and wrote Music for Prague 1968 to memorialize the events.

1968 compositions Concert band pieces Prague Spring Compositions for symphonic orchestra
Lapidarium, Prague

Lapidarium is a part of the National Museum in Prague, Czech Republic. In 1995, the Lapidarium was named one of the ten most beautiful museum exhibitions in Europe.

Museums in Prague
Radlická (Prague Metro)

Kobylisy (Prague Metro)

Kobylisy is a Prague Metro station on Line C.

Prague Metro stations
Prague Student Summit

The Prague Student Summit is a major educational project for secondary school and university students based in Prague, Czech Republic. It comprises Model UN, Model EU and Model NATO and is attended by over 300 students annually. While the project is based on a Model United Nations scheme, it focuses on the educational aspect more heavily than other such projects as it lasts for 6 months every year, consisting of a 5-month-long preparatory stage and a final week-long conference.

Education in Prague Model United Nations
Chodov (Prague Metro)

Chodov is a Prague Metro station on the second section of Line C, opened in 1980. The station is located under Roztylská Street in the southwestern part of the Chodov district. It is a shallow sub-surface station with a straight ceiling and an island platform 10 m below ground level. Centrum Chodov, the largest shopping centre in the Czech Republic, was built next to the station in 2005. The station was called Budovatelů until 1990.

Prague Metro stations
R1 expressway (Czech Republic)

|regions=Praha, Central Bohemian |cities=Prague }} Expressway R1 (Czech: Rychlostní silnice R1) also Prague Ring is an expressway in the Czech Republic. It is an outer ring of Prague. Its first segment was opened in the 1980s. As of 2010 40 km, from the planned length 80  km, are in operation.

Motorways in the Czech Republic Proposed roads in the Czech Republic
Functional generative description

Functional generative description (FGD) is a linguistic framework developed at Charles University in Prague since the 1960s by a team led by Petr Sgall. Based on the dependency grammar formalism, it is a stratificational grammar formalism that treats the sentence as a system of interlinked layers: phonological, morphematical, morphonological, analytical (surface syntax) and tectogrammatical (deep syntax).

Semantics Prague school (linguistics)
SK Aritma Prague

SK Aritma Prague is a Czech football club located in Prague-Vokovice. It currently plays in the Prague Championship, which is in the fifth tier of the Czech football system.

Association football clubs established in 1908 Sport in Prague Football clubs in the Czech Republic
Hradištko (Prague-West District)

National Theatre Ballet (Prague)

The National Theatre Ballet in Prague, Czech Republic was founded in 1883. It is based in Prague's National Theatre, which is also home to a drama company and an opera company. The company has a long history of performing Czech works in addition to international classics. In recent decades, more Western works have also been added to the repertoire.

Culture in Prague Ballet companies in the Czech Republic Czech culture
Prague pneumatic post

The Prague pneumatic post is the world's last preserved municipal pneumatic post system. It is an underground system of metal tubes under the wider centre of Prague, totalling about 55 kilometres (34 mi) in length. Known as the Old Lady of Czech telecommunications, the system started service in 1889 and remained in use by the government, banks and the media until it was rendered inoperative by the August 2002 European floods.

Transport in Prague Pipelines Postal history Pneumatics Postal system
Vyšehrad (Prague Metro)

Prague underground (movement)

General Land Centennial Exhibition (1891)

The General Land Centennial Exhibition was a World's fair held in 1891 in Prague, then in the Austria–Hungarian Empire. Many buildings were erected for this exposition, including the Průmyslový palace (Industrial Palace).

World's Fairs History of Prague
Hloubětín (Prague Metro)

Prague derby

The Prague derby is a football match between rivals SK Slavia Prague and AC Sparta Prague. The two teams were founded in Prague, Slavia one year before their rivals in 1892. The two clubs are the most successful and famous in the country and their dominance has led them to be collectively referred to as the "Prague S" in a similar way to the Scottish Old Firm.

Sparta Prague Sport in Prague Football in the Czech Republic Slavia Prague Association football rivalries
Hlavní nádraží (Prague Metro)

Prague International Jazz Festival

Prague International Jazz Festival is a traditional jazz festival held annually in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2005 the festival celebrated its anniversary - 40 years from its establishment in 1964. Prague's festival belongs to the most traditional jazz festivals.

Culture in Prague Jazz festivals Recurring events established in 1964
National Theatre, Prague

Embassy of Mexico, Prague

The Embassy of Mexico in Prague is located in residential district Troja north from the centre of Prague. Its address is : V Jirchárích 151/10,, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic.

Diplomatic missions in Prague Diplomatic missions of Mexico
Original Prague Syncopated Orchestra

The Original Prague Syncopated Orchestra is a Czech jazz band first formed in Prague, in what was then Czechoslovakia, in 1974. It is best known for painstaking reconstructions of performances of music of the 1920s, using authentic instruments, and improvisation in the style of the time. The initial line-up in 1974 was a five-man band (three wind instruments, piano and banjo) under the artistic direction of musicologist Pavel Klikar.

Czech jazz ensembles
Lužiny (Prague Metro)

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague

The Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (AAAD, Czech: Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová v Praze, abbreviated VŠUP) is a public university located in Prague, Czech Republic.

Education in Prague Universities in the Czech Republic Educational institutions established in 1885
Faculty of Music, Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

Domeček

Spanish Synagogue (Prague)

The Spanish Synagogue is a Moorish Revival synagogue built in Prague in 1868 to the design of Vojtěch Ignátz Ullmann. The facade copies the form of the Leopoldstädter Tempel, built in Vienna, Austria, in 1853, a tripartite facade with a tall central section flanked by lower wings on each side. As in Vienna, the central section is topped by a pair of domed turrets.

19th-century synagogues Synagogues in Prague Moorish Revival architecture in the Czech Republic Religious buildings completed in 1868 Moorish Revival synagogues
RC Slavia Prague

RC Slavia Prague is a Czech rugby club based in Prague. They currently play in the KB Extraliga and are the oldest existing club in the Czech Republic. The club forms part of the Slavia Prague sports network.

Czech rugby union teams Sport in Prague Rugby clubs established in 1927
Měšice

Treaty of Prague (1635)

Sack of Prague

ACD (album)

ACD was the first CD from Half Man Half Biscuit. If featured some of the tracks from the previous vinyl album, Back Again in the DHSS.

Half Man Half Biscuit albums 1989 albums
Embassy of Moldova, Prague

The Embassy of Moldova in Prague is the diplomatic mission of Moldova to Czech Republic.

Diplomatic missions in Prague Diplomatic missions of Moldova
The Student of Prague


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