The Czech Republic
- Czech consumes more beer than any other country in the world. (145-160 liters a year per person)
- Czech chemists, Otto Witchterle and Drahoslav Lim, invented contact lenses.
- Czech has the highest density of castles in the world.
- "Robot", "pistol", and "dollar" came from the Czech language
- Google is not the #1 search engine used there. They have their own, Seznam.cz!
- Less than 1 out of every 100 Czechs are evangelical Christians. (0.7% to be exact)
- Czech is among the top 5 countries in the world that claim to be non-religious/atheist. (Many studies show Czech to be in the top 3.)
- Catholicism is the major religion. (26% of the country claims to be Catholic, but this number is on the decline.)
- Protestant Christians are viewed more like "sects," instead of Christians.
- There are 65,000 Roma people (gypsies) who reside in Czech and have their own language. These people are completely unreached with only a few churches targeting them.
History & Geography
Click here for Czech's historical timeline.