Situated along the Moldau (Vltava) river, in the center of the Bohemian Basin, Prague is the capital of and the largest city in the Czech Republic. With a population of more than 1.4 million, Prague is the fifth most visited European city. Prague and Phoenix established a sister cities relationship in 2013.
Prague flourished during the 14th-century reign of Charles the Fifth. As King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor, he transformed Prague into an imperial city, making it the third largest in Europe during that time. One of the jewels of Europe, Prague is renowned for its beauty and elegant architecture. Furthermore, the Czech Republic is a strategic economic center in the heart of Central and Eastern Europe. Prague has an extensive and inexpensive public transportation system provided by buses, trams and subway.
Learn more about Prague:
See an interactive map of Prague.
View City of Prague website.
Read Czech newspapers.
Read about Prague history.
Explore UNESCO’s Czech wonders.
Learn basics of Czech Language.
Prague Webcam: Old Town Square Astronomical Clock
Nearest Czech Consulate:
Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic
6940 E Cochise Rd, #1022
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
tel: (480) 607-5236
fax: (480) 443-5573
The Prague City Committee Presents The National Museum in Prague with Dr. Petr Ruzicka.
View the virtual tour on YouTube.
Mayor Stanton and Consul General of Czech Republic
The Phoenix Sister Cities Prague Committee is an active focal point for promoting Czech culture in Phoenix, including the annual Evening in Prague and the Czech That Film festival. The committee also promotes reciprocal business opportunities, economic development forums, professional exchanges and the Phoenix Sister Cities Youth Ambassador Exchange Program. Volunteers work to foster the mission of Phoenix Sister Cities and the growth of Phoenix as an international city. The Prague Committee meets monthly and welcomes new members.
Prague Committee Contact Information
The committee meets every fourth Wednesday of the month, except July, and December.
Meetings begin at 6:00pm and are located at Brookstone Office Complex, 340 E. Palm Ln. Suite A304, Phoenix, AZ 85004