Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Facts about Slovakia

Official Country Name:
Slovenska Republika (The Slovak Republic)

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia.

Other Names: Slovensko (Slovak, Czech), Slovakia (English), Slovaquie (French), Slowakei (German), Slovacchia (Italian), Eslovaquia (Spanish)

Abbreviations: SK (2 letter ISO official ), SVK (Olympic 3 letter official)

Population: 5,447,502 (2007 estimate)
Population growth rate - .15%
Projected population in 2025 - 5,458,581 (2007 estimate)
Projected population in 2050 - 4,943,616 (2007 estimate)

Area: 49035 km or 18933 sq mi

Health and Education

Life expectancy
75years(2007 eatimate)
Female 79.1 years(2007estimate)
Male 71 years(2007estimate)

Education expenditure as a share of gross national product (GNP)
4.4 percent (2002-2003)
Number of years of compulsory schooling
10 years (2002-2003)
Number of students per teacher, primary school
18 students per teacher (2002-2003)

Slovakia guide and Information for tourism

Slovakia’s tourism industry has grown remarkably since independence. By the late 1990s the country was receiving more than 500,000 visitors each year. Slovakia’s historic towns and numerous mountain ski resorts are the more popular tourist destinations.


A brief overview of Slovakia's economic history before and after separation.
Slovakia Business practices: For those who wish to do business in Slovakia the US State Department has compiled some useful information.
Infrastructure:From Banking to Mining to Labor. Here's a look at various modern economic structures that are in place in the Slovak Republic.

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