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Basic facts:

 

Capital city: Bratislava

Population: 5,4 m

Language: Slovak

Area: 49,035 km2

Currency: Euro

Political regime: Republic

Slovakia, long form Slovenská republika is a sovereign state in Central Europe. It has a population of over five million and an area of about 49,000 square kilometres. 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, Eurozone, Schengen Area, NATO, the United Nations, the OECD and the WTO, among others. The official language is Slovak, a member of the Slavic language family.