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Complete details about Slovakia in Europe with capital city Bratislava

Country NameSlovakia (Slovensko)
Country CodeSVK
Capital CityBratislava
RegionEastern Europe
Independence Year1993
Surface Area49012.0
Life Expectancy73.7 years
GNP20594.0 (old 19452.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Czech and Moravian     (1.1%)
Hungarian     (10.5%)
Romani     (1.7%)
Slovak [official]     (85.6%)
Ukrainian and Russian     (0.6%)

Major Cities

Bratislava, Bratislava     (population 448292)
Ko?ice, Východné Slovensko     (population 241874)
Pre?ov, Východné Slovensko     (population 93977)

Slovakia's most recent News and Stories

Publisher: Hollywood ReporterFri, 19 Sep 2014 11:59:41 -0700
Oscars: Slovakia Selects 'A Step Into the Dark' for Foreign-Language Category

Also nominated for the European Film Academy awards ? due to take place in Riga in December ? the film, produced by Bratislava company Trigon Productions, was released in Slovakia in June and had its international premiere at the Montreal World Film ...   read full story

Publisher: Prague PostWed, 17 Sep 2014 05:56:15 -0700
Slovakia lets ban on dual citizenship stand

Bratislava, Sept. 17 (?TK) ? The Slovak Constitutional Court's (ÚS) verdict, announced today, preserves the validity of the controversial law with which the current government of Robert Fico practically abolished the possibility of the country's ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cato Institute (blog)Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:43:54 -0700
Scottish Independence Will Kill Socialism on Both Sides of the Border read full story
Publisher: 680 NewsWed, 17 Sep 2014 06:41:15 -0700
Smooth 1993 breakup of Czechoslovakia might be example for Scottish ... read full story
Publisher: The MissoulianWed, 17 Sep 2014 06:41:15 -0700
Britain might learn from split of Czechoslovakia read full story

Publisher: Prague PostFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:15:00 -0700
PSA to suspend car production in Slovakia due to lower demand

Bratislava, Sept. 19 (?TK) ? French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën will suspend production at its plant in Slovakia for two weeks as of next Monday due to lower demand for new cars, the Slovak plant's spokesman Peter ?vec has told the Czech News ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorFri, 19 Sep 2014 05:22:30 -0700
PSA halted production for two weeks read full story

Publisher: ABC NewsFri, 12 Sep 2014 17:00:12 -0700
US Takes 2-0 Lead Over Slovakia in Davis Cup

Sam Querrey gave the U.S. a commanding 2-0 lead Friday night in its Davis Cup World Group playoff against Slovakia with a 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-3 win over Martin Klizan. In the opening match of the night, American John Isner hit 29 aces in a 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6 ...   read full story

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Publisher: Kansas City StarSun, 14 Sep 2014 12:41:52 -0700
Isner, Querrey win; US beats Slovakia in Davis Cup read full story
Publisher: USA TODAYFri, 12 Sep 2014 17:02:34 -0700
Is this the start of a comedown for the mighty NFL? read full story

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From @Oventa_Europe on Sat Sep 20 13:50:09 EDT 2014 Goooooaaal! Spartak Myjava vs. MFK Kosice. Livescore 0-2 #slovakia #corgonliga
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From @PavlinaGunarova on Sat Sep 20 13:46:32 EDT 2014 @hellenmccurdy what?? :DD no, Slovakia is in the midle of Europe :)
From @Oventa_Europe on Sat Sep 20 13:44:08 EDT 2014 Goooooaaal! Spartak Myjava vs. MFK Kosice. Livescore 0-1 #slovakia #corgonliga
From @PavlinaGunarova on Sat Sep 20 13:43:49 EDT 2014 @hellenmccurdy nice.. you know where is Slovakia? :D