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Maps of Slovakia

Physical Map of Slovakia showing terrain, major mountain ranges, highest and lowest points, major rivers, international boundaries, etc.

The landlocked sovereign country of Slovakia covers an area of 49,035 km2(18,933 sq mi) in Central Europe. As observed on the physical map of Slovakia, the country has a highly mountainous topography.

Heavily-forested, the rugged Ore Mountains and Tatra Mountains dominate the central regions of Slovakia, while the Carpathian Mountains cover its northern borders with the Czech Republic and Poland.

The tallest peaks are in the Tatra Mountains. The highest point is Gerlach Peak, rising to 8,743 ft. (2,665m). Its position has been marked on the map.

The mountains slope into the fertile lowlands of the Danube River plain as well as to its southeastern border with the Ukraine.

Significant rivers include the Danube, Morava, Hron, Hornad and Vah. The Hron is a 298 km long tributary of the Danube and the second longest river in Slovakia. Its basin covers approximately 11% of Slovakia's territory.

The lowest point of Slovakia lies near a place where the Bodrog River crosses the border with Hungary, at 308 ft (94m) above sea level. A yellow inverted triangle marks the position of the lowest point on the map.

Slovakia is rich in small natural lakes, as well as reservoirs that were built in order to store water to prevent flooding or to generate electricity.

And Slovakia is the only European country outside of Scandinavia to have a geyser. Located near Kosice, the geyser shoots 1,056 gallons of water 98 feet into the air for 20 minutes once every 32-34 hours.

Regions of Slovakia Map

Political Map of Slovakia showing its 8 regions and the capital city of Bratislava.

Slovakia (officially, the Slovak Republic) is divided into 8 regions (kraje, sing. kraj). In alphabetical order, these regions are: Banskobystricky (Banska Bystrica), Bratislavsky (Bratislava), Kosicky (Kosice), Nitriansky (Nitra), Presovsky (Presov), Trenciansky (Trencin), Trnavsky (Trnava) and Zilinsky (Zilina). The regions (kraj) are further subdivided into 79 districts (okresy).

Located in the south western part of the country, Bratislava is the national capital and the largest city of Slovakia. Its strategic location at the borders of Austria and Hungary makes it the only national capital that borders two other sovereign Nations. Bratislava is the cultural, administrative and economic center of Slovakia. Kosice is the 2nd largest city of Slovakia.

Where is Slovakia?

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Slovakia is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Europe. It is positioned both in the Northern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth. Slovakia is bordered by 5 Nations: by Poland in the north; Hungary in the south; Ukraine in the east; Austria in the southwest and Czech Republic in the west. 

Slovakia Bordering Countries: Ukraine, Hungary, Austria, The Czech Republic, Poland.

Regional Maps: Map of Europe

Outline Map of Slovakia

Blank Outline Map of Slovakia

The blank outline map represents the Central European country of Slovakia. The map can be downloaded, printed, and used for educational purpose like map-pointing activities.

Outline Map of Slovakia

The above outline map is of Slovakia which is a landlocked Central European country. 

Key Facts

Legal Name Slovak Republic
Capital City Bratislava
48 09 N, 17 07 E
Independence 1 January 1993 (Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia)

Geography

Total Area 49,035.00 km2
Land Area 48,105.00 km2
Water Area 930.00 km2
Total Border 1,611.0 km
Coastline 0.0 km
Bordering Countries Austria 105 km, Czech Republic 241 km, Hungary 627 km, Poland 541 km, Ukraine 97 km
Climate Temperate; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters
Coordinates 48 40 N, 19 30 E
Mean Elevation 458 m
Lowest Elevation 94 m
Bodrok River
Highest Elevation 2,655 m
Gerlachovsky Stit

Demographics

Population 5,454,073
Largest City

Bratislava (434,926)

Ethnic Groups Slovak 80.7%, Hungarian 8.5%, Romani 2%, other 1.8% (includes Czech, Ruthenian, Ukrainian, Russian, German, Polish), unspecified 7% (2011 est.)
Languages Slovak (official) 78.6%, Hungarian 9.4%, Roma 2.3%, Ruthenian 1%, other or unspecified 8.8% (2011 est.)
Religions Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 8.2%, Greek Catholic 3.8%, other or unspecified 12.5%, none 13.4% (2011 est.)

Economy

Currency euros (EUR)
GDP $105.42 Billion
GDP Per Capita $19,329.10
Exports Vehicles and related parts 27%, machinery and electrical equipment 20%, nuclear reactors and furnaces 12%, iron and steel 4%, mineral oils and fuels 5% (2015 est.)

This page was last updated on November 9, 2020

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