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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: The Local.seSun, 05 Jul 2015 09:47:35 -0700
New Slovakia law may limit Swedish gun use

Hundreds of so-called plugged guns are bought legally abroad and smuggled from Slovakia to Sweden, where they are used by criminals. But new law the eastern European nation may close this deadly loophole. Sweden's comparatively strict weapons laws ...   read full story


Publisher: Yahoo News UKSun, 05 Jul 2015 15:07:30 -0700
Greek result makes Grexit a 'realistic scenario': Slovakia

Slovakia's Finance Minister Peter Kazimir on Sunday warned that Greece's 'No' referendum result opened the door to the country's departure from the eurozone, becoming the first European minister since the crucial vote to raise the prospect of a "Grexit".   read full story

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Publisher: GlobalPostFri, 03 Jul 2015 09:18:45 -0700
Slovakia well prepared if Greece leaves eurozone: FinMin read full story
Publisher: ReutersSun, 05 Jul 2015 14:12:53 -0700
Slovak Finance Minister Kazimir: Greece leaving euro zone seems realistic ... read full story


Publisher: GTspiritSun, 05 Jul 2015 08:00:00 -0700
Jaguar Land Rover to Create New Plant in Poland or Slovakia

It has been confirmed that Jaguar Land Rover is choosing between Poland and Slovakia to be home to its latest production facility. Slovakia was previously confirmed as being in the running for the new factory with word just coming in that Poland is ...   read full story

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Publisher: ET AutoFri, 03 Jul 2015 08:45:00 -0700
Poland, Slovakia vie for $1.9 bln Indian car plant: Polish deputy PM read full story
Publisher: thenews.plFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:30:00 -0700
Poland competing with Slovakia to host car plant read full story
Publisher: RushLane (blog)Sat, 04 Jul 2015 23:33:45 -0700
Tata Motors European plant in the works? Poland and Slovakia in contention to ... read full story


Publisher: BloombergFri, 03 Jul 2015 06:03:18 -0700
Jaguar in Talks on $1.85 Billion Plant With Poland, Slovakia

The Range Rover Evoque sports utility vehicle, produced by Tata Motors Ltd.'s Jaguar Rover unit, is displayed at the 16th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition in Shanghai, on April 20, 2015. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg.   read full story

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Publisher: WorldCarFans.comSat, 04 Jul 2015 10:00:23 -0700
Jaguar Land Rover to open new factory in Poland or Slovakia read full story
Publisher: portfolio.huThu, 02 Jul 2015 06:52:30 -0700
Hungary, Slovakia lose carmaker deal as Jaguar Land Rover picks Graz to build ... read full story
Publisher: LivemintFri, 03 Jul 2015 07:03:45 -0700
Jaguar in talks on setting up $1.85 billion car plant in Poland read full story

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