The Czech Republic joined the European Union in 2004 and is currently preparing to adopt the euro.
Surface area: 78 870 km2
Population: 10 474 607 (Eurostat 2009)
Joined the European Union: 1 May 2004
Currency: Czech koruna (CZK)
Status: The Czech Republic is not yet a member of the euro area. The Czech koruna has not yet joined the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM II).
Exchange rate: The current euro to Czech koruna foreign exchange reference rate can be consulted on the website of the European Central Bank (updated daily).
Adoption of the euro: The Czech Republic does not have a target date to adopt the euro.