What does the Czech lion represent?
The rulers of Bohemia originally bore for arms a so-called St. Wenceslas flaming eagle. In the 12th century, Emperor Frederick granted new arms to King Vladislaus II consisting of a silver lion on a red field, to symbolise his valor. The lion was at first represented with one tail.
What is Czech national tree?
The Czech national tree is the linden tree, “lipa” in Czech, or tilia cordata in Latin.
What is the our national bird?
The Indian peacock, Pavo cristatus, the National Bird of India, is a colourful, swan-sized bird, with a fan-shaped crest of feathers, a white patch under the eye and a long, slender neck.
What flag is Czech Republic?
Flag of the Czech Republic
|Use||National flag, civil and state ensign|
|Adopted||January 1, 1993 (Czech Republic) March 30, 1920 (Czechoslovakia)|
|Design||Two equal horizontal bands of white (top) and red with a blue isosceles triangle based on the hoist side.|
|Designed by||Jaroslav Kursa|
What animals live in Czech Republic?
The country’s wildlife is extensive and varied. Large mammals include bears, wolves, lynx, and wildcats (Felis sylvestris). Smaller mammals, such as marmots, otters, martens, and minks, also inhabit the forests and wetlands. Game birds, especially pheasants, partridges, wild geese, and ducks, are common.