Czech Republic officials say country would like to be called ‘Czechia’ instead

7382897850_e696f5b4bf_mIn January 1993, the former European country Czechoslovakia was divided in two separate nations. One is called “Slovakia.” What is the name of the other nation? The answer to that question will depend on who you ask. While some people prefer the name “The Czech Republic,” others prefer “Czechland,” “Bohemia,” or the snappy short version, “Czech.” Recently, government officials have tossed yet another onomastic contender into the ring: “Czechia.” Follow this toponymic debate.