Country code: CZ
Location: Central Europe, southeast of Germany
Area: total: 78,866 sq km (water: 1,590 sq km; land: 77,276 sq km)
Population: 10,249,216 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Prague
Languages: Czech
Currency: Czech koruna
Religions: Roman Catholic 39.2%, Protestant 4.6%, Orthodox 3%, other 13.4%, atheist 39.8%
Industries: metallurgy, machinery and equipment, motor vehicles, glass, armaments
Agriculture - products: wheat, potatoes, sugar beets, hops, fruit; pigs, poultry
Exports - commodities:machinery and transport equipment 44%, intermediate manufactures 25%, chemicals 7%, raw materials and fuel 7%
Imports - commodities: machinery and transport equipment 40%, intermediate manufactures 21%, raw materials and fuels 13%, chemicals 11%





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Forms:

Power of Attorney

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Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

Inventor's     Declaration

Assignment of     priority rights

 

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