Czechia is the official short name of the Czech republic

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    Vaclav Sulista 
    Asked on November 08, 2016 at 06:01 AM

    Dear  Jot form Team


    We would like to draw your attention to the fact that CZECHIA has become the

    official geographic (short) name of the Czech Republic and included in the

    United Nations’ UNGEGN World Geographic Names database on July 5, 2016





    For this reason, we kindly ask you for the inclusion of the name Czechia in your vocabulary.




    Thank you


    On behalf of Civic initiative Česko / Czechia:


    Vladimír Baar, geographer, Ostrava, Czechia

    Libuše Čižmárová, linguist and translator, Brno, Czechia

    Jiří Felix, linguist, Prague, Czechia

    Vladimír Filip, technical consultant, Prague, Czechia

    Vladimír Hirsch, composer and physician, Prague, Czechia

    Eva Horová, linguist and translator, Brno, Czechia

    Leoš Jeleček, historical geographer, Prague, Czechia

    Marja Kilastemi, art photographer, Luxembourg

    Karel Kopřiva, Brno, Czechia

    Pavel Krejčí, linguist and translator, Brno, Czechia

    Zdeněk Kukal, geographer, travel agency owner, Prague, Czechia

    Vít Novotný, political scientist, Bruxelles, Belgium

    Petr Pavlínek, geographer, Prague, Czechia / Omaha, USA

    Pavel Procházka, journalist, editor in chief, Prague, Czechia

    Martina Sanollová, teacher and translator, Břeclav, Czechia

    Petr Schnur, historian, sociologist and publicist, Hannover, Germany

    Václav Šulista, chemist, pharmaceutical manager, Basel, Switzerland

    Barbora Těšíková, pedagogue, Prague, Czechia

    Zdeněk Thoma, publicist and photographer, Prague, Czechia

    David Vávra, architect and actor, Prague, Czechia

    Martin Wichterle, industrialist and innovator, Prague, Czechia



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    Answered on November 08, 2016 at 08:23 AM


    Thank you for informing us about update. Congratulations with the new name of the Czech Republic.

    I am informing our developer team so we could update our necessary fields according to this information.

    Thank you very much again.