Malá Strana is one of the oldest districts in Prague. Located near Prague Castle, it houses major monuments and buildings
Prague facts & figures
Prague has over 1,5 million inhabitants, of which 81% are Czech; the female population is higher than the male. Prague is 662 ft (202m) above sea level.
The majority of stores in Prague are open from Monday – Friday from 9 am to 6 pm and on Saturdays from 9 am until midday, and close on Sundays. However, the larger shops are open until 8 pm every day. Shopping centres are normally open seven days a week until 9 pm. Banks are open 5 days a week from 9 am – 6 pm.
Electricity, plugs and sockets
In the Czech Republic, the plug socket used is type C (Europlug used in most European countries), with two round holes and one round pin. It has a voltage of 230 V and frequency of 50 Hz. If the plugs are different in your country, we recommend you get a universal charger or you can borrow one in your hotel.
Helpful telephone numbers
- Emergency calls: 112
- Police: 158
- Ambulance: 155
- Prague area code: 02
- Czech Republic area code: +42