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Slovakia is a small, progressive country. Even in such a small area, you’ll find everything from natural treasures and historical monuments to rich folk culture and modern entertainment in the busy city streets. Enjoy the beauty and unique atmosphere that Slovakia has to offer. Explore its splendid natural scenery, rich history, culture, and traditions. 

Official country name: Slovak Republic

Shortname: Slovakia

Olympic abbreviation: SVK

State system: Republic (parliamentary democracy)

Independence: 1st January 1993 (after division of The Czech and Slovak Federative Republic)

Area: 49 035 square kilometres

Maximum length and width: 428 km (Záhorská Ves – Nová Sedlica), resp. 195 km (Štúrovo – Skalité)

The highest and the lowest point: 2656 m (Gerlachovský štít), resp. 95 m (Bodrog river)

Neighbouring countries: Hungary (697 km), Austria (127,2), Czech Republic (265), Poland (597,5), Ukraine (98)

Population and its density: 5 457 873 inhabitants, 110/sq.km

Capital: Bratislava

Another important cities: Košice, Žilina, Banská Bystrica, Prešov, Nitra, Poprad, Zvolen, Prievidza, Trnava, Trenčín, Martin

Official language: Slovak

Monetary unit: Euro

President: Zuzana Čaputová

Prime Minister: Eduard Heger


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