Slovakia flag information
Description flag of Slovakia
three equal horizontal bands of white (top), blue and red superimposed with the coat of arms of Slovakia (consisting of a red shield bordered in white and bearing a white Cross of Lorraine surmounting three blue hills); the coat of arms is centered vertically and offset slightly to the hoist side
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Official country name
Slovenska Republika (long)
Slovak(s) (noun) Slovensko (adjective)
Slovak (official) 83.9%, Hungarian 10.7%, Roma 1.8%, Ukrainian 1%, other or unspecified 2.6% (2001 census)
5,455,407 ranked 113, (data 2008)
most of the country is rugged and mountainous; the Tatra Mountains in the north are interspersed with many scenic lakes and valleys. The lowest point is Bodrok River 94 m.
1,474km, Austria 91 km, Czech Republic 197 km, Hungary 676 km, Poland 420 km, Ukraine 90 km.
8 regions (kraje, singular - kraj); Banskobystricky, Bratislavsky, Kosicky, Nitriansky, Presovsky, Trenciansky, Trnavsky, Zilinsky
1 January 1993 (Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia)