Culture of Czech Republic
People in Czech Republic speak the Czech language. The linguistic diversity of Czech Republic is diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Czech Republic is 0.3233. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 73.4% of Czech Republic's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Czech Republic. The rate of urbanization in Czech Republic is considered to be 0. According to data on inbound tourists in Czech Republic, 9,004,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Czech Republic is called 'Kde domov můj', which in English means 'Where My Home is'. It was adopted in 1918. The lyrics have been written by Josef Kajetán Tyl and the music has been composed by František Škroup.
The first McDonalds in Czech Republic was opened on 20 March 1992, and it was located in Vodičkova street, Prague. At the moment Czech Republic has 93 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 33% of the population of Czech Republic are obese.
Each year, the people of Czech Republic consume 1.2 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 53.5% beer, 20.5% wine, 26% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Czech Republic is vepřo knedlo zelo. Other national dishes include svíčková.