Slovakia

Key Country Facts

Population: 5.4 million
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Slovakia has the highest number of castles and chateaux’s per capita in the world!

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

High Tatras, Bratislava, Devin Castle, Michael’s Gate, and the Slavin monument

Other Information:

Major exports: vehicles, machinery and electrical equipment, furnaces, and iron, steel, and mineral oils

The capital of Slovakia is Bratislava. There are approximately 5,445,802 people living here (2016). The majority of Slovaks practice Roman Catholicism. The official language of Slovakia is Slovak, with Hungarian and Roma as minority languages. The time zone is 5 hours ahead of EST.

Travelers will enjoy the natural beauty of Slovakia. With nine national parks, travelers should be sure to visit High Tatras. High Tatras is the biggest national park in Slovenia and is a hub of hiking and winter sports. Also of interest are the Gothic, Baroque, and Renaissance architecture located in Bratislava. History buffs would enjoy historic sites such as Devin Castle, Michael’s Gate, and the Slavin monument!

One fun fact is that Slovakia has the highest number of castles and chateaux’s per capita in the world!

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