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Slovak Republic - Geography & Population

The Slovak Republic/ Slovakia (short form)

Official language: Slovak
Capital city: Bratislava (population 428 672)

 

Neighbouring countries: Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Austria

Coordinates: 48 40 N, 19 30 E
Area: 49 035 km2

Population: 5 379 455 (51.4% women)
Population density: 109/km2


Ethnicity of the population: Slovak (85.8%), Hungarian (9.7%), Romany (1.7%), Czech (0.8%), Rusyn, Ukrainian, Russian, German, Polish and others (2%)
Population by religion: Roman Catholic (68.9%), Evangelical (6.9%), Greek Catholic (4.1%), Reform Christian (2%), undetermined (2.2%), atheist (13.7%)

 

President of the republic: Andrej Kiska

Prime Minister: Robert Fico

State organisation: republic
Political system: parliamentary democracy

Currency: EURO

 

Membership of international organisations:

EU, NATO, UN, CE, UNESCO, OECD, OBSE, CERN, WHO, INTERPOL etc.

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