Key Information & Facts of Slovakia

General Points to Know and Traveler's Information for Visiting

Updated: 10 January 2016.

General Info

Bratislava

is the capital and largest city.

Euro (€) (EUR)

is the national currency. Its sub-unit is called the cent. 100 cents = 1 euro.

5,415,949

is the population (2013 estimate).

Central European Time (UTC+1)

is the country’s time zone.

49,035

km2 (18,932 mi2) is its area.

Slovak

is the main language spoken.

Latin

is the script used with the Slovak alphabet and language.

SK

is the country’s 2-digit ISO country code.

+421

is the country’s calling (dialing) code.

'Slovensko'

is the endonym for the country, the name that the locals call their country, in their own language.

'Slovak'

is the demonym for the people of this country. Don’t know what that is, or want to learn more?Read more about demonyms via this article »

For the Travelers

Right

is the side of the road they drive on.

Types C & E

is the country’s electricity adapter types, 230 V, 50 Hz, as defined by the IEC.Learn more about the different plug and socket types »

18

is the tobacco purchase age, though there doesn’t seem to be a smoking age.

18

is the alcohol purchase age, though there doesn’t seem to be a drinking age.

15

is the age of consent.

112

is the general emergency number.

Do I Need A Visa?

Find out the requirements over at VisaHQ » (aff. link)

Government & Identity

Andrej Kiska

is the president.

Parliamentary Republic

is the country’s form/structure of government.

Robert Fico

is the prime minister.

Národná Rada

(national council) is the country’s legislating body.

'Nad Tatrou sa blýska'

is the country’s national anthem (“Lightning Over the Tatras“).
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Key Cities & Regions

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