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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: Al Jazeera AmericaWed, 02 Sep 2015 16:03:45 -0700
Refugee crisis could unite Slovakia's far-right, official says

Slovakia's foreign minister said Wednesday that the recent surge of refugees seeking asylum in Europe could unite the far-right in his country, calling it a "scary" prospect. ?Our society has no migration experience,? Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Times of Israel (blog)Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:26:15 -0700
Slovakia says Europe's Schengen zone has 'fallen apart' read full story
Publisher: GlobalPostWed, 02 Sep 2015 13:15:00 -0700
Slovakia wants common European policy on migration read full story
Publisher: New York TimesWed, 02 Sep 2015 10:37:30 -0700
Slovak Foreign Minister: Migrant Crisis May Unite Far-Right read full story


Publisher: Hockey's FutureWed, 02 Sep 2015 17:33:45 -0700
2016 NHL Draft: Q&A with Team Slovakia goaltender Jan Koziak

After several Slovak goalies were taken in the most recent NHL Draft, it's clear that Slovak goaltenders are rightfully getting a good amount of attention from the scouting community. Jan Koziak is widely considered one of the top Slovak goalies ...   read full story


Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorTue, 01 Sep 2015 21:30:00 -0700
SEWS leaves Slovakia for Romania, buying the land under the plant

The move to Romania is motivated by lower costs, as announced by SEWS Slovakia head, Mike Lawson in March 2015. He refers to the company's effort to keep costs under control, and thus remain competitive. By the end of July, most of the 461 employees ...   read full story


Publisher: Ukraine TodayWed, 02 Sep 2015 02:56:15 -0700
Ukraine gas imports up 72%, Slovakia reverse flow only

UNIAN: Ukraine imported 1.031 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas in August, according to Ukrtransgaz, state-owned operator of gas transportation system. In August, 2015, Ukraine increased imports of natural gas by 72%, up to 1.031 bcm, compared ...   read full story

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Publisher: InterfaxWed, 02 Sep 2015 08:07:06 -0700
Ukraine imports over 1 bcm of gas from EU in Aug ? Ukrtransgaz read full story

Slovakia Tweets

From @MichelleDrew22 on Thu Sep 03 00:25:28 EDT 2015 @justinbieber when u come to Slovakia? :(
From @oldworldvines on Thu Sep 03 00:24:30 EDT 2015 @usopen #usopen can someone let the announcers know Hercog is from Slovenia, not Slovakia
From @Posts_from_Asia on Thu Sep 03 00:21:14 EDT 2015 Where had 300,000 Bodies gone? https://t.co/1rtzJeF6hT #Swizerland #Hungary #Russia #Poland #Ukraine #Serbia #Belarus #Czech #Slovakia #CNN
From @nazritajudin on Thu Sep 03 00:19:55 EDT 2015 RT @twt_bola: Tak nak hit panic button? Patut dah lama dah hit panic button tu. Pegi la Slovakia lagi, tahun depan - http://t.co/kPVjSVFZ9B
From @mywanderlustpl on Thu Sep 03 00:15:21 EDT 2015 *NEW* Culture in Kosice http://t.co/C3irzwpdEm #travel #slovakia http://t.co/IDNFTXmC0T
From @Gian_g20 on Thu Sep 03 00:12:41 EDT 2015 RT @infosuporter: #JadwalLive @OfficialRCTI 6 September 01:15:00 - 04:00:00 EURO CUP 2016 QUALIFIERS - SPANYOL VS SLOVAKIA
From @pharaohmau on Thu Sep 03 00:09:40 EDT 2015 12 images that will make you wonder why you have not visited Slovakia yet http://t.co/z5aQhPZOKi
From @seachange12 on Thu Sep 03 00:08:29 EDT 2015 RT @TheKouk: Q2 GDP Australia 0.2% Cyprus 0.5% Lithuania 0.6% UK 0.7% Greece, Slovakia, Estonia 0.8% Czech, Poland 0.9% Spain, Sweden 1.0% ?
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From @Lala_SLOVAKIA on Thu Sep 03 00:04:59 EDT 2015 RT @NiallOfficial: @DjokerNole congrats man ! You played a great game .. Glad I was there to see it ....
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From @timmellor on Thu Sep 03 00:02:21 EDT 2015 RT @TheKouk: Q2 GDP Australia 0.2% Cyprus 0.5% Lithuania 0.6% UK 0.7% Greece, Slovakia, Estonia 0.8% Czech, Poland 0.9% Spain, Sweden 1.0% ?
From @ro_cdm on Thu Sep 03 00:01:08 EDT 2015 RT @TBXperts: #Southpaw Premiere today 9/3 #Iraq #Italy #Lebanon #Slovakia http://t.co/C3hfNRTCtn