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Complete details about Slovakia in Europe with capital city Bratislava

Country NameSlovakia (Slovensko)
Country CodeSVK
Capital CityBratislava
RegionEastern Europe
Independence Year1993
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: The GuardianFri, 09 Oct 2015 15:08:02 -0700
Euro 2016 qualifying round-up: Switzerland seal spot, Slovakia slip up

While Spain's 4-0 win over Luxembourg secured them first place in Group C, Ukraine and Slovakia remain deadlocked in the fight to finish second. Slovakia would also have qualified had they beaten Belarus at home but instead Stanislav Dragun put the ...   read full story

Publisher: ESPN FCFri, 09 Oct 2015 14:14:35 -0700
Game Details

Slovakia surprisingly lost 1-0 at home to Belarus to hamper their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016. Their defeat, after Stanislav Dragun's first-half goal, coupled with Ukraine's 2-0 victory at Macedonia allowed Ukraine to climb to joint second in ...   read full story

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Publisher: Sports MoleFri, 09 Oct 2015 13:41:05 -0700
Result: Ten-man Belarus defeat Slovakia courtesy of Stanislav Dragun strike read full story
Publisher: SBSFri, 09 Oct 2015 14:33:45 -0700
Belarus win leaves Slovakia waiting for Euro 2016 spot read full story
Publisher: The Slovak SpectatorFri, 09 Oct 2015 12:49:41 -0700
Slovakia lost its third EURO 2016 qualifications match against Belarus read full story

Publisher: The HeraldFri, 09 Oct 2015 15:41:15 -0700

A CHANGE OF HEART . . . Zimbabwe youth internationals, Wisdom Mutasa (left) and Walter Musona have dumped their club in Sovakia and returned home, just a few months after making the grade in East Europe, in a move that has left their careers in limbo.   read full story

Publisher: Wall Street JournalThu, 08 Oct 2015 10:58:22 -0700
Hungary Agrees on Border-Patrol Pact With Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia

BUDAPEST?Hungary has reached an agreement with the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia to jointly patrol its southern borders to deal with the rising number of migrants from war-torn areas of the Middle East and Afghanistan trying to cross its frontiers.   read full story

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Publisher: Dothan EagleThu, 08 Oct 2015 05:56:15 -0700
The Latest: Slovakia to help police Hungary's borders read full story

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