Germans in the Czech Republic
|German citizens in the Czech Republic as of December 31|
There are various communities of Germans in the Czech Republic (Czech: Německá menšina v Česku, German: Deutsche in Tschechien). In the 2001 census, 39,106 Czech citizens, or around 0.4% of the Czech Republic's total population, declared German ethnicity. Government statistics also showed 19,687 German citizens living in the CR as of December 31, 2014.
After the Czech Republic joined the European Union in the 2004 enlargement and was incorporated into the Schengen Area, migration between the two countries became relatively unrestricted. Both countries share a land border of 815 kilometers (506 mi).
- Statistical Yearbook of the Czech Republic - 2015
- "29-5. Population: by nationality and municipality size group", Basic results of the Population and Housing Census 2001, Czech Statistical Office, 2001-03-01, retrieved 2009-12-23
- "CIA – The World Factbook – Germany". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. May 31, 2012. Retrieved 2016-08-14.
- Cordell, Karl; Stefan Wolff (June 2005), "Ethnic Germans in Poland and the Czech Republic: a comparative evaluation", Nationalities Papers, 33 (2): 255–276, doi:10.1080/00905990500088610.