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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: Hilton Head Island PacketTue, 21 Oct 2014 07:03:45 -0700
Slovakia bans exports of drinking water

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia ? The Slovak Parliament has voted to approve a constitutional amendment that bans exports of water from Slovakia. Some opposition lawmakers joined the ruling leftist Smer-Social Democracy in a 102-5 vote on Tuesday to approve ...   read full story


Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorMon, 20 Oct 2014 05:16:26 -0700
Angela Merkel comes to Slovakia

CHANCELLOR of Germany Angela Merkel will meet President Andrej Kiska and Prime Minister Robert Fico on October 20. Merkel will speak with Fico about bilateral relationships between Slovakia and Germany, joint cooperation and current issues of the ...   read full story


Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorTue, 21 Oct 2014 01:26:15 -0700
J&T rejected information about buying Slovakia's largest publishing house

THE LARGEST Slovak publishing house Ringier Axel Springer Slovakia is to be sold, with the new owner set to become financial group J&T, the internet website of Hospodárske Noviny daily www.strategie.hnonline.sk reported on October 20. According to the ...   read full story


Publisher: UEFA.comMon, 20 Oct 2014 12:18:45 -0700
Slovan and Slovakia mourn Hrivnák

Hrivnák spent most of his career at Slovan, joining in 1963 and helping the side reach the 1969 European Cup Winners' Cup final, where he scored in a 3-2 victory against FC Barcelona ? still the only European title claimed by a Slovakian club. He also ...   read full story

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