SOME FACTS ON PILSEN...
It is the fourth most populous city in the Czech Republic with about 175,000 inhabitants
Today's Pilsen has an area of almost 140 km2 and more than 168,000 people live here.
It is the 4th largest city in the country and is famous for its wide range of cultural events, museums, clubs and festivals.
In 2015, it became a City of Culture.
The city has a rich infrastructure of public transport and everything is at your fingertips. Brands such as Plzeňský Prazdroj, Bohemia Sekt and Stock have a long tradition in Pilsen.
Pilsen is also known as a university city, which has excellent facilities for students directly on the campus of the University of West Bohemia in Bory, where more than 17,000 students study annually. The Medical Faculty of Charles University also operates in Pilsen, where it has opened a modern biomedical center.