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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: Hastings and St. Leonards ObserverThu, 31 Jul 2014 11:56:15 -0700
Hull held in Slovakia

Hull had to settle for a goalless draw on their competitive European debut as Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty and a point-blank follow-up against Slovakia's AS Trencin. The Tigers, having qualified for a first ever campaign at Europa League level by ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yorkshire PostThu, 31 Jul 2014 10:03:45 -0700
VIDEO PREVIEW: Richard Sutcliffe on Hull City's chances in Slovakia read full story


Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorThu, 31 Jul 2014 10:48:45 -0700
Slovakia to feel Russia sanctions

SLOVAKIA might feel the impact of sanctions against Russia if they last long, analysts agree and the country's defence capabilities might suffer most. The European Union and the United States imposed a third round of sanctions against Russia on July 29.   read full story

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Publisher: GlobalPostThu, 31 Jul 2014 14:56:15 -0700
Difficult to calculate impact of sanctions against Russia: Slovak ministry read full story


Publisher: CNBC.comMon, 07 Jul 2014 04:08:15 -0700
Ukraine 'highest risk' for Slovakia: Deputy PM

Slovakia is one of the fastest-growing countries in Europe, but its proximity to Ukraine?which is in conflict with Russia?poses dangers, the Slovak finance minister and deputy prime minister told CNBC. The formerly communist country borders Ukraine ...   read full story


Publisher: Wall Street Journal (blog)Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:20:56 -0700
Slovakia Raises Pressure on Russia After Flight MH17 Downing

Slovakia has called on Russia to calm the situation in eastern Ukraine and cooperate fully with the investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17. ?We call on Russia to use its influence over the separatists and assist in a credible ...   read full story

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