Central Europe

Central Europe is one of Europe's most beautiful regions. Long divided by the ambitions of warring empires and then Cold War tensions, this region has been deeply influenced by the Holy Roman Empire, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, the Russian Empire, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and German hegemony throughout history.

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is the capital city of . With a unique, youthful atmosphere, world-class classical… Photo: Chmehl, CC BY 3.0.

, officially the Federal Republic of is the largest country in Central Europe and the most populous EU state. Photo: Taxiarchos228, FAL.

is a Central European country that has, for the last few centuries, sat at the crossroads of three of Europe's great empires. Photo: Sicherlich, CC BY 3.0.

is an EU member state featuring a gorgeous capital city, , and the largest lake in Central Europe, . Photo: Grin, CC BY-SA 3.0.


, officially the Swiss Confederation is a mountainous country in Central Europe. Photo: Simonizer, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

is a landlocked German-speaking country in Central Europe. Photo: Chensiyuan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The , or Czechia is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Photo: john mcsporran, CC BY 2.0.

or the Slovak Republic is a country in Central Europe. Photo: Danapit, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a country in Central that lies in the eastern at the northern end of the Adriatic Sea. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY 3.0.

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