Slovakia Overview

Country Profile

Slovakia is a landlocked country in central Europe, all known as the Slovak Republic. An area of 49,000 square kilometers, population 5.38 million, Slovak 85.6%, other Hungarian, Gypsy family, such as the Czech nation. Residents are Roman Catholic. The official language is Slovak. Money for the Slovak Koruna. Capital, Bratislava.

Slovakia National Flag

From the top down, the national flag has three white, blue and red rectangles with a painted emblem to the left. White, blue and red are the Pan-Slavic colors.

Slovakia Country Flag

History Summary

In 830, it was a part of the Moravian Empire. A total of 906 years after the demise of the empire, it fell under the rule of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In 1918, the Austro-Hungarian Empire fell apart and the Czech Republic was formed. In May 1939, it was occupied by Nazi Germany. In 1945, it was liberated with the help of the Soviets. In December 1992 was the dissolution of the Czechoslovak Federation. On January 1, 1995, the Slovak Republic became an independent sovereign state.

Economy and Culture Overview

Agriculture dominates the economy, with the key products wheat, barley, rye, sugar beet and potatoes. Industries include raw materials, petroleum, chemicals and food. Bratislava is the country’s largest city and petrochemical center. Bratislava Castle (also known as Kit Yun Castle) is the oldest and most representative building. The existing castle was built in 1287 and is shaped like an inverted square table.

Tatra Mountains

Across central China and the EU Poland, Slovakia border mountains. This is a beautiful area known as “Nature’s Pearl.” It has crystal-like rock formations of the cliffs, and there is snow and ice with dense forests and deep gorges during winter. It has excellent ski runs, and is ideal for tourism and winter sports venues. As well as the vast woodlands, there are 160 small mountain lakes. The highest peak of the Gerlakh stem lake is very clear and can be toured by boat.

Slovakia Map

Slovakia Map

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