What is Slovakia?

  • (noun): A landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993.
    Synonyms: Slovak Republic


The Slovak Republic (short form: Slovakia i/sloʊˈvɑːkiə/ or /sləˈvækiə/; Slovak: Slovensko, long form Slovenská republika) is a landlocked state in Central Europe. It has a population of over five million and an area of about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi). Slovakia is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south. The largest city is the capital, Bratislava, and the second largest is Košice. Slovakia is a member state of the European Union, NATO, United Nations, OECD and WTO among others. The official language is Slovak, a member of the Slavic language family.

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Košťany Nad Turcom - Places of Interest
... lucky to find them, then try ruins of ancient castles List of castles in Slovakia in few neighbor villages ... Skanzen is another name in Slovakia for an open air museum ... From all open air museums in Slovakia, Jahodnícke háje (or Martin) skanzen is the largest one and it's worth to pay a visit especially during Christian holidays (recommended are Christmas and Easter..) as ...
Galina Chistyakova
... Ukrainian SSR) is a retired athlete who represented the USSR and later Slovakia ... her career she received Slovak citizenship and represented Slovakia ... to retired triple jumper Aleksander Beskrovnyi, the couple now lives in Slovakia ...
Slovakia - Culture - Sport
... Main article Sport in Slovakia Sport activities are practiced widely in Slovakia, many of them on a professional level ... One of the most popular collective sports in Slovakia is ice hockey ... Slovakia became the member of IIHF on February 2, 1993 and ever since has won 4 medals in Ice Hockey World Championships, consisting of 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal ...