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The Czech Republic is planning to adopt a short-form name to ensure it has an time at home and around the world. It wants to be known by the noun 'Czechia' instead of incorrectly by the 'Czech'. Government officials say this more name will avoid over what to call the country. They are tired of being called by erroneous such as Czecho or Czechland. A foreign office spokesperson said: "Our hope is that this step will overcome the we face with distorting the name and that the correct terms will dissolve into knowledge." The government will seek a formal change in the United Nations of country names.

The Czech Republic said it is following the of what many countries around the world have done for . A spokesman said the Commonwealth of Australia and the Republic of France are commonly known as Australia and France. The of the three-word name, 'the Czech Republic,' already leads to short being made. A leading beer maker states on its labels that its is 'brewed in Plzen - Czech'. Some national sports teams drop the 'the' and put just two words on their - 'Czech Republic'. Foreign minister Lubomir Zaoralek said the name 'Czechia' is not widely but he said there seems to be no other .

 
 

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