The Czech Republic is getting a new name that's easier to print on sports jerseys 5 years ago

The Czech Republic is getting a new name that's easier to print on sports jerseys

Czechia self before you wreck yourself.

The Czech Republic is no stranger to a bit of name-based confusion. We can guarantee you that at least one person reading this article still thinks that the country is called Czechoslovakia.

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Well, things are about to get a little bit more confusing as the country is set to change its name to Czechia in an effort to make it easier for companies and sports teams to use it on products and clothing, according to the BBC.

The long-form name of the country will remain the Czech Republic, with just as France is the more-commonly used name for the French Republic.

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