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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: New York Daily NewsSat, 28 Feb 2015 07:45:00 -0800
Slovakian Batman arrested for allegdly molesting young girl

A Batman enthusiast who dressed up as his hero to fight crime in his hometown in Slovakia has been arrested for allegedly molesting an underage girl, reports the Mirror. Zoltan Kohari, who has been donning a cape for the past three years in his ...   read full story

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Publisher: Irish MirrorFri, 27 Feb 2015 14:32:43 -0800
Batman wannabe who dressed as caped crusader to fight crime 'molested ... read full story


Publisher: DefenseNews.comFri, 20 Feb 2015 07:56:15 -0800
State OK's Slovakia UH-60 Deal

WASHINGTON ? The US Department of State has cleared the sale of nine UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters to Slovakia, according to an announcement by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA). Slovakia wants the helicopters to replace its ...   read full story

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Publisher: Sputnik InternationalSat, 21 Feb 2015 05:41:15 -0800
US State Department Approves Helicopters' Sales to Slovakia, But Overpriced read full story


Publisher: The GuardianSat, 21 Feb 2015 23:00:54 -0800
Skiing in the Tatra mountains, Slovakia

And more experienced skiers can drive 40 minutes further to the Low Tatras, home to Slovakia's biggest and best ski resort, Jasna. With 29 pistes, Jasna is smaller than many Alpine resorts, but has long runs and decent off-piste potential. Any outdated ...   read full story


Publisher: U.S. News & World ReportThu, 05 Feb 2015 23:30:00 -0800
In value clash with West, Slovakia votes on gay rights curb

A billboard depicting Pope Francis with his thumb up located at Klokocina district in Nitra, Slovakia, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, invites voters to the Slovak national referendum on the protection of the traditional family scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 ...   read full story

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Publisher: Huffington PostFri, 06 Feb 2015 11:32:56 -0800
Pope Francis Backs Slovakia's Referendum Against Same-Sex Marriage ... read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsFri, 06 Feb 2015 09:09:13 -0800
Slovakia referendum to strengthen same-sex marriage ban fails read full story
Publisher: Wall Street JournalSat, 07 Feb 2015 16:28:19 -0800
Slovakia Referendum on Gay-Adoption Ban Fails read full story
Publisher: Huffington Post UKSat, 07 Feb 2015 12:48:15 -0800
Slovakia Holds Referendum On Restricting Gay Rights read full story
Publisher: Deutsche WelleFri, 06 Feb 2015 22:15:42 -0800
Slovakia holds referendum on gay marriage read full story

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From @Vinaymarwyn on Sat Feb 28 21:26:38 EST 2015 RT @Badger_Track: Weight Throw, World All-Time 1. Lance Deal (USA) 84-10 1/4 2. Libor Charfreitag (Slovakia) 84-3 3. Michael Lihrman (USA) ?
From @BHCANInsider on Sat Feb 28 21:25:33 EST 2015 RT @oldskoolhockey1: Finals are set Slovakia will play Slovenia for the legacy cup at 8:05 live from the SPORTSDOME