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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: USA HockeyFri, 19 Dec 2014 19:11:15 -0800
U17s Shut Out Slovakia, 5-0, Face Russia in Title Game

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Jake Oettinger (Lakeville, Minn.) stopped all 15 shots he faced and Clayton Keller (Swansea, Ill.) scored one goal and added two assists as the U.S. National Under-17 Team shutout Slovakia, 5-0, here tonight at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube.   read full story

Publisher: Along the BoardsThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:39:24 -0800
2015 IIHF World Juniors team preview: Slovakia

Like years previous, the Slovaks are hoping good chemistry leads to success. Eighteen of 27 players on their roster are from the Slovakian U-20 team that plays in the Slovak Extraliga. For a team like Slovakia, having an under-20 team that plays ...   read full story

Publisher: People MagazineWed, 10 Dec 2014 14:18:36 -0800
Slovakian Hikers Walk on Crystal Clear Frozen Lake (VIDEO)

What you're seeing in the above video is Tomas Nunuk walking across a mountain lake in Slovakia's High Tatras Mountains on Nov. 30. The water is so impossibly clear, however, that it looks like he's just floating about the rocks on the lake bottom.   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: New York Daily NewsWed, 10 Dec 2014 08:44:25 -0800
Clear ice on Slovakia lake makes hikers seem to walk on air read full story
Publisher: SFGate (blog)Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:22:30 -0800
Hikers walk across crystal clear frozen lake in Slovakia (video) read full story
Publisher: RTSat, 13 Dec 2014 01:33:45 -0800
Icy walk on crystal clear mountain lake in Slovakia awes web (VIDEO) read full story
Publisher: The InquisitrTue, 09 Dec 2014 21:35:21 -0800
Perfectly Clear Frozen Lake In Slovakia Has Hikers Walking on Water read full story
Publisher: Deseret NewsFri, 12 Dec 2014 15:03:45 -0800
Jesus walked on water. So can these two friends in Slovakia. read full story

Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorThu, 18 Dec 2014 04:56:15 -0800
Slovakia to join European Space Agency

According to the Education, Science, Research and Sport Ministry which submitted the proposal, Slovakia will gain access to strategic information and valuable know-how in space activities and the development of satellite services. The country could in ...   read full story

Slovakia Tweets

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From @StevenScagnetti on Sat Dec 20 17:09:23 EST 2014 RT @Playogo: Countdown is on! 6 days until Canada faces off against Slovakia in Montreal #BoxingDay #WorldJuniors
From @LizelleBadyinna on Sat Dec 20 17:09:21 EST 2014 Big win vs Slovakia. First World championship goal
From @MinetteJohnson on Sat Dec 20 17:09:07 EST 2014 "@rConflictNews:Large train of military equipment spotted Bratislava,Slovakia. Slovakian MOD say it is not for them."
From @Playogo on Sat Dec 20 17:08:43 EST 2014 Countdown is on! 6 days until Canada faces off against Slovakia in Montreal #BoxingDay #WorldJuniors
From @arnold_burger on Sat Dec 20 17:08:31 EST 2014 #dutchhospital design's latest product
From @aedecker77 on Sat Dec 20 17:06:26 EST 2014 It is a shame @JimFox19 that Carter isn't from Slovenia or Slovakia... The "SLO" line would be great.
From @Kikuka15 on Sat Dec 20 17:06:09 EST 2014 @louisthirls im from SLOVAKIA and my dreams is @real_liam_payne
From @du_creaviet on Sat Dec 20 17:05:35 EST 2014 U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Georgia, Slovakia
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From @all_latestnews on Sat Dec 20 17:04:51 EST 2014 #worldcup A multiple exposure picture shows Klaudia Medlova of Slovakia in action during the women's Sno... #news
From @LValdan on Sat Dec 20 17:04:31 EST 2014 RT @JustHistoryPics: Swinging grannies in Slovakia, 1966. Photo by Jirí Jíru.
From @digitalphotonet on Sat Dec 20 17:04:29 EST 2014 RT @JustHistoryPics: Swinging grannies in Slovakia, 1966. Photo by Jirí Jíru.