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Prague, Czech Republic
Prague the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic is the 14th largest city in the European Union and is also the historical capital of Bohemia. It is situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, and the city is home to about 1.4 million people, while its larger urban zone is estimated to have a population of 2.2 million. Prague has been a political, cultural, and economic center of central Europe with waning fortunes during its history. Since 1992, the extensive historic center of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Prague is even classified as an "Alpha-" global city according to GaWC studies. Prague ranked sixth in the Trip advisor world list of best destinations in 2016.Prague is the fifth most visited European city after London, Paris, Istanbul, and Rome.
It contains one of the world's most pristine and varied collections of architecture, from Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Neo-Gothic, Art Nouveau and Cubist. Prague has more than 10 major museums, along with numerous theatres, galleries, cinemas, and other historical exhibits. Its most famous places include The Gothic Church, The Prague Metronome, Industrial palace and Strahov Monastery.
The city of Prague lies between an oceanic climate and humid continental climate. The winters are relatively cold. Snow cover can be common between mid-November and late March. Summers usually bring plenty of sunshine and the average high temperature of 24 °C. Precipitation in Prague is rather low since it is located in the rain shadow of the Sudetes. Prague is also a windy city with an average wind speed of 16 km/h.
Prague is the site of many sports events, national stadiums, and teams. It has the largest stadium in the world Strahov Stadium. Prague has a good no. of football clubs including Sparta Prague, Slavia Prague, Dukla Prague and Bohemians 1905. It also has ice hockey club HC Sparta, HC Slavia Praha and O2 Arena.