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Where is Slovakia?

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Located in the continent of Europe, Slovakia covers 48,105 square kilometers of land and 930 square kilometers of water, making it the 132nd largest nation in the world with a total area of 49,035 square kilometers.

Slovakia became an independent state in 1993, after gaining its sovereignty from Austria. The population of Slovakia is 5,483,088 (2012) and the nation has a density of 114 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Slovakia is the Euro (EUR). As well, the people of Slovakia are refered to as Slovak.

The dialing code for the country is 421 and the top level internet domain for Slovak sites is .sk.

Slovakia shares land borders with 5 countries: Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria.

To learn more, visit our detailed Slovakia section.

Quick facts

Population 5,483,088
Density 114.0 / km2 ( 295.2 / mi2 )
Language Slovak
Independence Year 1993
Capital Bratislava (Bratislavsky)
Currency Euro
GDP 99,790,145,653 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 18,200 (2014 data)
Land Area 48,105 km2 (18,573 mi2)
Water Area 930 km2 (359 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Ukraine, Hungary, Austria, The Czech Republic, Poland
Minimum Longitude 16.840
Maximum Longitude 22.570
Mininum Latitude 47.730
Maximum Latitude 49.600

What is the capital of Slovakia?

map showing the location of Slovakia
Location of Bratislava on a map.

Bratislava is the capital city of Slovakia. It has a population of 423,737, and is located on a latitue of 48.15 and longitude of 17.11.

Bratislava is also the political center of Slovakia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Bratislava, the Capital Of Slovakia

City Bratislava
Country Slovakia
Population 423,737
Longitude 17.10674000
Latitude 48.14816000
Elevation 157 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Slovakia

Rank City Population
#1Bratislava423,737
#2Kosice236,563
#3Presov94,718
#4Nitra86,329
#5Zilina85,985
#6Banska Bystrica82,336
#7Trnava69,785
#8Martin60,817
#9Trencin58,278
#10Poprad57,431
#11Prievidza52,987

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.