Prague – the largest city and the capital of the Czech Republic is located in the central part of the country on the Vltava River. This city serves many important functions. It is an administrative center – this is where the parliament, president and government are located. Prague is also an academic, cultural and tourist center. In 1992, its historic center was included on the UNESCO World Heritage List and is one of those cities that are simply worth visiting, at least for a moment.