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Complete details about Slovakia in Europe with capital city Bratislava

Country NameSlovakia (Slovensko)
Country CodeSVK
Capital CityBratislava
ContinentEurope
RegionEastern Europe
Independence Year1993
Population5398700
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: POLITICO.euTue, 09 Feb 2016 21:03:45 -0800
'We protect Slovakia'

BRATISLAVA ? Slovakia is hardly the destination of choice for migrants to the EU, but that doesn't stop Robert Fico railing against them and using the refugee crisis to boost his chances of winning a third term in next month's parliamentary elections.   read full story


Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorThu, 11 Feb 2016 07:22:30 -0800
Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

At the start of the race, also last year's winner Kalle Järvilehto from Finland will compete in this discipline, and he will compete with top European jumpers: from Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Germany, Slovenia, the Czech Republic and also from Slovakia.   read full story


Publisher: Wall Street Journal (blog)Mon, 08 Feb 2016 07:07:36 -0800
Slovakia's Tiny Stock Market is Bucking a Global Trend

It's been a brutal start to the year for equity investors. Unless, that is, you are in Slovakia. This year-to-date the S&P 500 has fallen 8%, European stocks are down 13% and Asian investors have seen their portfolios pummeled. But Slovakia's tiny SAX ...   read full story

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Publisher: MarketWatchMon, 08 Feb 2016 16:32:36 -0800
This stock market has been best in Europe in 2016 read full story


Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorThu, 11 Feb 2016 04:56:15 -0800
HN: Apple TV may be produced in Slovakia

Chief editor of the touchIT website, Ondrej Macko, predicts that it could be the TV set of break-through US IT company, Apple. ?It has been talked about for three years already, and there is a high chance that it will be produced in Slovakia,? Macko ...   read full story

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