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Slovak Republic
Slovenská republika  (Slovak)
Anthem: "Nad Tatrou sa blýska"
(English: "Lightning Over the Tatras")
National seal
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Slovakia on the globe (Europe centered).svg
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Location of Slovakia (dark green)

– in Europe (green & dark grey)
– in the European Union (green)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Bratislava
48°09′N 17°07′E / 48.150°N 17.117°E / 48.150; 17.117
Official languagesSlovak
Ethnic groups
(2011)[1]
Religion
(2011)[2]
Demonym(s)Slovak
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
• President
Zuzana Čaputová
Eduard Heger
Boris Kollár
LegislatureNational Council
Independence history
• Part of the Czechoslovak Republic
28 October 1918
1 January 1969
• Slovak Republic in the Czech and Slovak Federative Republic
23 April 1990
• Independent Slovak Republic
1 January 1993
Area
• Total
49,035 km2 (18,933 sq mi) (127th)
• Water (%)
0.72 (as of 2015)[3]
Population
• 2020 estimate
Increase 5,464,060[4] (119th)
• 2011 census
5,397,036
• Density
111/km2 (287.5/sq mi) (88th)
GDP (PPP)2021 estimate
• Total
Increase $190.277 billion[5] (70th)
• Per capita
Increase $34,815[5] (41th)
GDP (nominal)2021 estimate
• Total
Increase $117.664 billion[5] (59st)
• Per capita
Increase $21,529[5] (40th)
Gini (2019)Negative increase 22.8[6]
low
HDI (2019)Increase 0.860[7]
very high · 39th
CurrencyEuro () (EUR)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+2 (CEST)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideright
Calling code+421
ISO 3166 codeSK
Internet TLD.sk and .eu

Slovakia

Slovakia, officially the Slovak Republic, is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovakia's mostly mountainous territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi), with a population of over 5.4 million. The capital and largest city is Bratislava, while the second largest city is Košice.