Prague

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Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia.wikipedia
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Prague Castle

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Main attractions include Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, the Jewish Quarter, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad.
Prague Castle (Pražský hrad; ) is a castle complex in Prague, Czech Republic, dating from the 9th century.

Habsburg Monarchy

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It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire.
) The dynastic capital was Vienna, except from 1583 to 1611, when it was moved to Prague.

Thirty Years' War

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The city played major roles in the Bohemian and Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War and in 20th-century history as the capital of Czechoslovakia, during both World Wars and the post-war Communist era.
Ferdinand II was a devout Roman Catholic and much more intolerant than his predecessor, Rudolf II, who ruled from the largely Protestant city of Prague.

Charles Bridge

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Main attractions include Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, the Jewish Quarter, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad.
Charles Bridge (Karlův most ) is a historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic.

Kingdom of Bohemia

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Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia and the main residence of several Holy Roman Emperors, most notably of Charles IV (r. 1346–1378).
Numerous kings of Bohemia were also elected Holy Roman Emperors and the capital Prague was the imperial seat in the late 14th century, and at the end of the 16th and beginning of the 17th centuries.

Josefov

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Main attractions include Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, the Jewish Quarter, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad.
Josefov (also Jewish Quarter; Josefstadt) is a town quarter and the smallest cadastral area of Prague, Czech Republic, formerly the Jewish ghetto of the town.

Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor

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Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia and the main residence of several Holy Roman Emperors, most notably of Charles IV (r. 1346–1378).
Charles IV was born to King John of the Luxembourg dynasty and Queen Elizabeth of Bohemia of the Czech Premyslid Dynasty in Prague.

Vyšehrad

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Main attractions include Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Old Town Square with the Prague astronomical clock, the Jewish Quarter, Petřín hill and Vyšehrad.
Vyšehrad (Czech for "upper castle") is a historic fort located in the city of Prague, Czech Republic, just over 3 km southeast of Prague Castle, on the right bank of the Vltava River.

Vltava

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Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river, the city is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of 2.6 million.
The Vltava (Moldau, ) is the longest river within the Czech Republic, running southeast along the Bohemian Forest and then north across Bohemia, through Český Krumlov, České Budějovice and Prague, and finally merging with the Elbe at Mělník.

Přemyslid dynasty

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The legendary origins of Prague attribute its foundation to the 8th century Czech duchess and prophetess Libuše and her husband, Přemysl, founder of the Přemyslid dynasty.
The dynasty's origin dates back to the 9th century, when the Přemyslids ruled a tiny territory around Prague, populated by the Czech tribe of the Western Slavs.

St. Vitus Cathedral

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Prague Castle is dominated by the cathedral, which began construction in 1344, but wasn't completed until the 20th century.
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert (metropolitní katedrála svatého Víta, Václava a Vojtěcha) is a Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral in Prague, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague.

New Town, Prague

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He ordered the building of the New Town (Nové Město) adjacent to the Old Town and laid out the design himself.
The New Town (Nové Město) is a quarter in the city of Prague in the Czech Republic.

Charles University

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Also, it is home to a wide range of public and private schools, including Charles University in Prague, the oldest university in Central Europe. In 1347, he founded Charles University, which remains the oldest university in Central Europe.
Today, the university consists of 17 faculties located in Prague, Hradec Králové and Pilsen.

List of cities in the European Union by population within city limits

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Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia.

Jinonice

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In the following three centuries, the Czech tribes built several fortified settlements in the area, most notably in the Šárka valley, Butovice and Levý Hradec.
Jinonice is a district of Prague, mostly part of Prague 5, but a small area is part of Prague 13.

Austria-Hungary

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It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire.
German speakers lost their majority in the Bohemian Diet in 1880 and became a minority to Czech speakers in the cities of Prague and Pilsen (while retaining a slight numerical majority in the city of Brno (Brünn)).

Czechs

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In the following three centuries, the Czech tribes built several fortified settlements in the area, most notably in the Šárka valley, Butovice and Levý Hradec.
In 880, Prague Castle was constructed by Prince Bořivoj, founder of the Přemyslid dynasty and the city of Prague was established.

Globalization and World Cities Research Network

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Prague is classified as a "Alpha −" global city according to GaWC studies and ranked sixth in the Tripadvisor world list of best destinations in 2016.
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Jan Hus

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Jan Hus, a theologian and rector at the Charles University, preached in Prague.
1369 – 6 July, 1415), sometimes Anglicized as John Hus or John Huss, also referred to in historical texts as Iohannes Hus or Johannes Huss) was a Czech theologian, philosopher, master, dean, and rector of the Charles University in Prague who became a church reformer, an inspirer of Hussitism, a key predecessor to Protestantism and a seminal figure in the Bohemian Reformation.

Levý Hradec

In the following three centuries, the Czech tribes built several fortified settlements in the area, most notably in the Šárka valley, Butovice and Levý Hradec.
Levý Hradec is an early medieval Bohemian gord situated 3 km northwest of Prague borders near Roztoky, in the Czech Republic.

Libuše

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The legendary origins of Prague attribute its foundation to the 8th century Czech duchess and prophetess Libuše and her husband, Přemysl, founder of the Přemyslid dynasty.
According to legend, she was the youngest but wisest of three sisters, who became queen after their father died; she married a ploughman, Přemysl, with whom she founded the Přemyslid dynasty, and prophesied and founded the city of Prague in the 8th century.

Defenestrations of Prague

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Four years later Prague experienced its first defenestration, when the people rebelled under the command of the Prague priest Jan Želivský.
The first occurred in 1419, and the second in 1618, although the term "Defenestration of Prague" more commonly refers to the second.

Czech Baroque architecture

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Founded during the Romanesque and flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia and the main residence of several Holy Roman Emperors, most notably of Charles IV (r. 1346–1378).
Prague was one of the main centers of Mannerist art (a late Renaissance style, foreseeing early Baroque) under Rudolph II (1576–1611).

List of oldest universities in continuous operation

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In 1347, he founded Charles University, which remains the oldest university in Central Europe.

Johannes Kepler

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This was a prosperous period for the city: famous people living there in that age include the astronomers Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler, the painter Arcimboldo, the alchemists Edward Kelley and John Dee, the poet Elizabeth Jane Weston, and others.
Later he became an assistant to the astronomer Tycho Brahe in Prague, and eventually the imperial mathematician to Emperor Rudolf II and his two successors Matthias and Ferdinand II.