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112 in the Czech Republic

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The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in the Czech Republic.

Alongside 112, the following emergency numbers are available:

  • 150 – fire brigade,
  • 155 – rescue/ambulance,
  • 156 – metropolitan police,
  • 158 – police.

For disabled end-users, there are special call centres.

It is possible to call 112 from a mobile phone even without a SIM card.

112 calls are answered on average within 1 second.

The calls can be answered not only in Czech, but also in English, German, Polish, Russian and French with the help of translating software.

According to the latest  E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 61% of Czechs know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

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Last updated on 08/09/2014 - 16:46