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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 NewsSun, 01 May 2016 06:52:30 -0700
Slovakia's Premier Leaves Hospital After Heart Surgery

Slovakia's prime minister has been discharged from a clinic in the capital following heart surgery. The 51-year-old Robert Fico was hospitalized April 14 following a cardiac examination at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases and was ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: ReutersSun, 01 May 2016 04:26:15 -0700
Slovak Prime Minister Fico released from hospital after heart surgery read full story


Publisher: U.S. Soccer (press release) (registration) (blog)Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:00:54 -0700
USA Falls To Slovakia 3-1 in 2016 Slovakia Cup

SENICA, Slovakia (April 27, 2016) ? The U.S. Under-19 Men's National Team fell to host country Slovakia 3-1 in its final group match of the 2016 Slovakia Cup. Slovakia came out strong and was rewarded in the fifth minute after Kristian Vallo assisted ...   read full story


Publisher: Foreign Affairs (subscription)Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:52:30 -0700
Slovakia Stumbles Dariusz Kalan

Fico has vowed on multiple occasions to ?never bring even a single Muslim to Slovakia,? and after the terrorist attacks in Paris, he announced that he would monitor ?each and every Muslim on the territory of Slovakia.? Until recently, Fico, like Orbán ...   read full story


Publisher: Open DemocracyThu, 28 Apr 2016 23:22:30 -0700
Slovakia: Roma exclusion and the dark side of democracy

The earlier decision by the prosecutor to shut down the investigation into police brutality prompted protests from the European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) in a case which was described by the Ombudswoman as ?shameful for Slovakia.? ERRC President ...   read full story

Slovakia Tweets

From @Muroseu_Bot on Sun May 01 13:25:03 EDT 2016 RT @Truth_of_HELL: CRUEL INVADER https://t.co/qLEcIRm7zc #Poland #Ukraine #Serbia #Belarus #Czech #Slovakia #Romania #Finland #Canada #Gree?
From @Truth_of_HELL on Sun May 01 13:25:01 EDT 2016 CRUEL INVADER https://t.co/qLEcIRm7zc #Poland #Ukraine #Serbia #Belarus #Czech #Slovakia #Romania #Finland #Canada #Greece #Taiwan #Turkey
From @LadyALondon on Sun May 01 13:24:53 EDT 2016 RT @suemcdonald342: Slovakia bans Muslim migrants because country has no mosques (but they'll take Christians) https://t.co/qdomWbiPxZ
From @cofredperot on Sun May 01 13:23:06 EDT 2016 RT @Photos_otw: Bojnice Castle is a medieval castle in Bojnice, #Slovakia https://t.co/aqJ3k0OzPf
From @randydmm on Sun May 01 13:22:51 EDT 2016 #photography Sunset in Jelenec, Slovakia by Joshua_Cooper https://t.co/jUrOkqaTvr
From @Team_Viken on Sun May 01 13:21:18 EDT 2016 Sunset in Jelenec, Slovakia by Joshua_Cooper #Photography #Nature https://t.co/2w9MdQQpGo
From @kickdown2010 on Sun May 01 13:21:15 EDT 2016 Slovakia's Premier Leaves Hospital After Heart Surgery https://t.co/75lB3kkWq9
From @GetRealHockey on Sun May 01 13:21:10 EDT 2016 RT @AATHabs: #Habs prospect Martin Reway will represent Slovakia at the World Championships.
From @Randy_sV12 on Sun May 01 13:21:04 EDT 2016 [BOT] Slovakia's Premier Leaves Hospital After Heart Surgery https://t.co/sevJrm9tAg
From @IDienie on Sun May 01 13:20:25 EDT 2016 RT @suemcdonald342: Slovakia bans Muslim migrants because country has no mosques (but they'll take Christians) https://t.co/qdomWbiPxZ
From @BroadenMind on Sun May 01 13:19:35 EDT 2016 Sunset in Jelenec, Slovakia https://t.co/lGKtttgRwU
From @SalintaW on Sun May 01 13:19:10 EDT 2016 RT @Randallr75: #Photography | Sunset in Jelenec, Slovakia | #PhotoOfTheDay #Travel #Photo https://t.co/7OwmkW8L3t
From @kTiNoJ on Sun May 01 13:19:10 EDT 2016 Slovakia's Premier Leaves Hospital After Heart Surgery https://t.co/BxQD9pxyOQ
From @DCONNOLLY_27_11 on Sun May 01 13:19:00 EDT 2016 RT @AATHabs: #Habs prospect Martin Reway will represent Slovakia at the World Championships.
From @mgazdik on Sun May 01 13:18:48 EDT 2016 RT @PeterJavorcik: 12y. ago, 10 countries incl. #Slovakia joined #EU - historic step of great significance. Important 2 remember successes?