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Map of Slovakia

Map of Slovakia

The capital of Slovakia is Bratislava.

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Flag of Slovakia.

The flag of Slovakia is 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.

Slovakia - Background Information

The dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the close of World War I allowed the Slovaks to join the closely related Czechs to form Czechoslovakia.

Following the chaos of World War II, Czechoslovakia became a Communist nation within Soviet-ruled Eastern Europe.

Soviet influence collapsed in 1989 and Czechoslovakia once more became free. The Slovaks and the Czechs agreed to separate peacefully on 1st January, 1993.

Slovakia joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004.

Geographically

Central Europe - south of Poland.

Administrative Divisions

8 regions:
(kraje, singular - kraj)

Banskobystricky kraj; Bratislavsky kraj; Kosicky kraj; Nitriansky kraj; Presovsky kraj; Trenciansky kraj; Trnavsky kraj; Zilinsky kraj.

Independence

1st January, 1993:
Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

National Holiday

Constitution Day: 1st September.

Slovakia Travel Guides

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech and Slovak Republics (Eyewitness Travel Guides) Slovakia: National Geographic: Adventure Map (National Geographic: Adventure Map (3323))

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