10The Velvet Divorce

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Czech, also known as the Czech Republic is a picturesque country in Europe.  It is widely known for its beautiful castles and medieval buildings. Here are some things Czech is also known for. Czech was a part of a larger country, Czechoslovakia up until New Year’s Day in 1993. The New Year saw the dissolution of the union into Czech Republic and Slovakia. It was termed “Velvet Divorce” for its peaceful nature. And your guess is right, citizens of Czech do not like to be referred to anymore as “Czechoslovakians.” Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!