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Slovakia profile - Facts

  • 22 April 2015
  • From the section Europe
European bison
Slovakia is home to a small number of European bison, which were saved from extinction
  • Full name: Slovak Republic
  • Population: 5.5 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Bratislava
  • Area: 49,033 sq km (18,932 sq miles)
  • Major language: Slovak
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 72 years (men), 80 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 euro = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment
  • GNI per capita: US $17,810 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .sk
  • International dialling code: +421