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What is Czechoslovakia known as today? Why did Czech and Slovak break up? What was Czechoslovakia called in 1938?

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Czechoslovakia

Czechoslovakia was a sovereign state in central Europe whose land encompasses Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia. Czechoslovakia was formed in 1918 after gaining freedom and independence from the collapsing empire of Austria-Hungary.

According to reports, during the interwar periods, Czechoslovakia became the most politically stable and highly ranked country in terms of prosperity in Eastern Europe. The capital city of Czechoslovakia was Prague.

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Czechoslovakia
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What is Czechoslovakia known as today?

Czechoslovakia is known today as two different countries: the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The peaceful splitting happened on January 1, 1993, making the Czech Republic and Slovakia independent countries.

Why did Czech and Slovak break up?

Czechoslovakia broke up to become the Czech Republic and Slovakia because the Slovaks thought the state was too Prague-centred and the Czechs also thought they were subsidising Slovakia. Ethnic differences also contributed to the splitting of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

What was Czechoslovakia called in 1938?

Czechoslovakia was called The Sudetenland in 1938.



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