Slovakia

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General Information

 

The Slovak Republic  

Location

Central Europe

Border countries

the Czech Republic,  Austria, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary

Area

49,035 km2

Population

5.4 millions

Capital

Bratislava

Official language

Slovak

Administrative division

8 self-governing regions (Bratislava, Trnava, Trenčín, Nitra, Žilina, Banská Bystrica, Prešov, Košice region), 79 districts

Political system

Parliamentary republic

President

Andrej Kiska

Prime Minister

Robert Fico

Parliament

Slovakia's highest legislative body is the 150-seat unicameral National Council of the Slovak Republic. Delegates are elected for a four-year term

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Time

CET (UTC+1)

Calling code

421

Internet TLD

.sk

Electricity

230 V

Religion

Roman Catholic (68.9%), Evangelic (6.9%), Greek-Catholic (4.1%), Reformed Christians (2%), Orthodox (1%), other, unspecified 4.1%, without confession about 13%

Ethnic groups

Slovak (85.8%), Hungarian (9.7%), Roma (Gipsy) (1.7%), Czech (0.8%), Ruthenian, Ukrainian, German, Polish and other (2%)

International organisations

  • Member of the European Union;
  • The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD);
  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and others.

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