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It is a unitary parliamentary republic , with Its capital and largest city is Prague , with 1. In , the duchy was formally recognized as an Imperial State of the Holy Roman Empire along with the Kingdom of Germany , the Kingdom of Burgundy , the Kingdom of Italy ; and became the Kingdom of Bohemia in , reaching its greatest territorial extent in the 14th century. The Protestant Bohemian Reformation of the 15th century led to the Hussite Wars , the first of many conflicts with the Catholic Church. After the Battle of the White Mountain , the Habsburgs consolidated their rule, eradicated Protestantism, reimposed Catholicism, and adopted a policy of gradual Germanization. This contributed to anti-Habsburg sentiment and resentment of the Catholic Church that continues to this day. In the 19th century, the Czech lands became the industrial powerhouse of the monarchy and were subsequently the core of the First Czechoslovak Republic , which was formed in following the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire after World War I. Czechoslovakia was the only democracy in Central Europe during the interwar period after the May Coup in Poland, in Czechoslovakia was liberated in by the Soviet Union and the United States.
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The Czech Republic ranks above average in jobs and earnings, personal security, education and skills, subjective well-being, and work-life balance and social connections. It ranks below average in housing, health status, income and wealth, civic engagement and environmental quality. These rankings are based on available selected data. Money, while it cannot buy happiness, is an important means to achieving higher living standards. Good education and skills are important requisites for finding a job. This score is higher than the OECD average of
Since then, despite a moratorium of its services during the communist era, Caritas Czech Republic has become the biggest nongovernmental provider of social and health services in the Czech Republic and has expanded its projects abroad to include humanitarian aid and development in countries such as Indonesia, Mongolia, Cambodia, Moldova, Serbia, Kosovo, Ethiopia and Zambia. Caritas Czech Republic engages in over social projects and has become a fixed part of humanitarian aid projects around the world. Domestically, they opened hundreds of social and health services to foreigners in distress and established the first hospice to attend to the terminally ill. Whether at home or abroad, Caritas Czech Republic has been instrumental in launching disaster and relief programmes. Following the severe floods in the Moravia region of the Czech Republic, the agency distributed food, water, clothing, medical care, and planned reconstruction activities.