|office languages|| Czech|
|system of government|| 1918 to 1969: Republic|
1969 to 1992: Federal Republic of
|surface||127,876 km ²|
|number of inhabitants||15.7 million (conditions 1991)|
|population density||of 123 inhabitants per km ²|
|existence period||28. October 1918 - 31. December 1992|
|time belt||UTC +01: 00|
|national holiday|| 28. October|
(establishment of state 1918)
Czechoslovakia consisted those of the countries Böhmen , Mähren and Mährisch Schlesien (the former Austrian Schlesien with the before Prussian area around Hlučín, but without an area strip east of Te, that at Poland fell), Slowakei and - until 1938 - Karpatenrussland (Podkarpatská Rus, Karpatoukraine, today Karpatenukraine).
this state in Central Europe had borders to Austria, Hungary, the Ukraine (and/or the former Soviet Union), Romania (until 1939), Poland and Germany (and/or the former German ones Democratic Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany).
the state States of (14.7 Mill.) were Czechs in the west and Slowaken in the east of the country. The Sudetenland was by the majority German until 1945as well as Polish (0.7%) settles, and in the south of the Slowakei lives to today a Hungarian minority (4.9%). In the eastern Karpaten, particularly in until 1938 the Karpatenukraine belonging to to Czechoslovakia, among other things Ruthenen lived. As nationalrecognized minority were besides Jews in different regions of the state represented.
major item: History of Czechoslovakia