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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: ABC NewsThu, 20 Nov 2014 11:14:14 -0800
US Sends Guantanamo Prisoners to Georgia, Slovakia

Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba, officials said Thursday. Three men were sent to Georgia and two to Slovakia for resettlement. They were among ...   read full story

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Publisher: NPR (blog)Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:41:20 -0800
US Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To Georgia, Slovakia read full story
Publisher: ReutersThu, 20 Nov 2014 15:15:00 -0800
US releases five Guantanamo detainees to Georgia, Slovakia read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsFri, 21 Nov 2014 10:45:00 -0800
Slovakia says freed Guantanamo inmates 'pose no risk' read full story
Publisher: Washington TimesThu, 20 Nov 2014 12:15:00 -0800
5 Guantanamo prisoners released to Slovakia, Georgia read full story
Publisher: Daily MailFri, 21 Nov 2014 23:07:53 -0800
Guantanamo Bay prisoners released included 'high risk' al-Qaeda members read full story
Publisher: Raw StoryThu, 20 Nov 2014 15:48:45 -0800
Guantanamo slowly emptying as US sends five inmates to Georgia and Slovakia read full story


Publisher: UEFA.comSat, 15 Nov 2014 14:30:00 -0800
Slovakia maintain perfect start in FYR Macedonia

Marek Ham?ík, who scored a double for Slovakia in Belarus on matchday three, had the first opportunity of the tie. The midfielder failed to hit the target with his sixth-minute strike as Ján Kozák's team took the early initiative. However, Boshko ...   read full story

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Publisher: Liverpool FCSat, 15 Nov 2014 19:22:52 -0800
Skrtel helps Slovakia stay perfect read full story
Publisher: Sports MoleSat, 15 Nov 2014 13:36:32 -0800
Result: Slovakia maintain 100% record in Group C with victory in Macedonia read full story
Publisher: Yahoo Eurosport UKSat, 15 Nov 2014 14:44:16 -0800
Football - Slovakia roll on with 2-0 win over Macedonia read full story
Publisher: Times of IndiaSat, 15 Nov 2014 22:30:53 -0800
Slovakia roll on with 2-0 win over Macedonia read full story


Publisher: ICISThu, 20 Nov 2014 09:48:45 -0800
Additional Slovakia-to-Ukraine gas pipeline capacity sells out

An additional 4.5 million cubic meters (mcm) of daily interruptible capacity to ship natural gas from Slovakia into Ukraine via the Vojany-Uzhorod pipeline has sold out, Slovak transmission system operator Eustream said on Thursday. The new capacity ...   read full story


Publisher: BernewsSat, 22 Nov 2014 09:48:45 -0800
Equestrian: Patrick Nisbett Competes In Slovakia

Bermudian equestrian Patrick Nisbett began competing in the 2014 Grand Prix Bratislava FEI Nations Cup International Jumping event in Slovakia. On the first day, Nisbett competed in the 1.35m Small Tour in 2 Phases Class, where he and Qalva Des ...   read full story

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From @atma_es on Sun Nov 23 14:32:09 EST 2014 Bad HTTP request from 31.130.161.7 (http://t.co/aRZq48hYOj in SK, Slovakia)
From @Geden_17 on Sun Nov 23 14:29:27 EST 2014 Bratislava #Slovakia http://t.co/PXlnH8G2xm
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From @yasky9804 on Sun Nov 23 14:26:27 EST 2014 @petosagan happy face :-) from today's hiking ( Mala Fatra, Slovakia ) http://t.co/PoYUOxqpwJ
From @HighestRatedTip on Sun Nov 23 14:25:15 EST 2014 RT @yeungster79: @HighestRatedTip On it. Check out game in Slovakia should be more goals. Been on over 1.5 at HT
From @yeungster79 on Sun Nov 23 14:24:59 EST 2014 @HighestRatedTip On it. Check out game in Slovakia should be more goals. Been on over 1.5 at HT