According to Allcitycodes, the Czech Republic is a landlocked country located in Central Europe. It is bordered by Germany to the west, Poland to the north, Slovakia to the east, and Austria to the south. The total area of the Czech Republic is 78,866 square kilometers (30,450 square miles). The capital city of Czech Republic is Prague. The terrain in Czech Republic consists mostly of lowlands with some mountains scattered throughout the country. The highest point in Czech Republic is Sněžka at 1,602 meters (5,256 feet). Major rivers include the Elbe River and the Vltava River. The climate of Czech Republic is temperate with hot summers and cold winters. The area code of Czech Republic is +420. This code was introduced on 1 July 1998 when Czech Republic switched from its old international dialling code of +800 to +420 for all incoming calls from abroad. This change was made so that all incoming calls would be routed through international carriers instead of neighbouring countries. This has helped increase security as well as improve call quality for customers calling into Czech Republic from abroad. Check programingplease for Czech Republic in 2010.