Slovakia Facts and History

Discover the wonders of Slovakia!

Flag of Slovakia
National Flag of Slovakia

Interesting facts about Slovakia

  • Official Name: Slovenská republika (Slovak Republic)
  • Form of Government: unitary multiparty republic with one legislative house (National Council [150])
  • President: Zuzana Čaputová
  • Prime Minister: Eduard Heger
  • GDP: 105.1 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Bratislava
  • Population: 5.45 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Slovak
  • Currency: Euro
  • Timezone: GMT+2
  • Area: 49,035 km²
  • Dialing Code: +421
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Beskids,Bieszczady,Danubian Hills,Beskid Sądecki
  • Major Rivers: Bebrava,Belá,Biela Orava,Blava
  • Continent: Europe
  • Border Countries: Slovakia is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, and Austria to the southwest.

Map of Slovakia

National Symbols of Slovakia

  • National Bird: Golden Eagle
  • National Anthem: “Nad Tatrou sa blýska”
  • National Animal: brown bear
  • National Flower: Rose
  • National Poet: Ján Kollár
  • National Game: Ice hockey Country