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About Slovakia

Information about Slovakia, where is Slovakia, etc.


Slovakia - a beautiful country in Central / Eastern Europe

Where is Slovakia?

Slovakia (Slovak Republic), is a landlocked country situated in the heart of Central Europe. Slovakia borders the Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and Austria. With an area of 49,036 sq km it’s longest border is the 678 km border with Hungary, while the shortest 92 km is with Ukraine. As of 2010 the population exceeded 5 400 700.

Capital and the largest city of Slovakia is Bratislava. As the only capital city in the world it is bordering with two countries, Hungary (from the south) and Austria (west). Bratislava is situated only 60 km eastern of Vienna forming the closest two capital cities in Europe.

Membership in international organizations: EU (since May 1, 2004), NATO, UN, UNESCO, OECD, OSCE, CERN, WHO, INTERPOL etc.
Time: Central European time (+ 1 hour. GMT) summer time from March to November + 2 hours. GMT
Currency: Euro (from 1.1.2009)
International codes: SK, SVK, bar code 858