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Bratislava, Slovakia - Photo by Elin B - CC-BY

Population mid-1999 (millions) ..........................5,396,193
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)........... 3,680
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 19.8
Unemployment.....................................................................14%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .3
Labor force (%) ....... .9
 

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tatras-slovakia - Photo by .mac - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................18,917 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 60
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 73
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 95
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) .............................................1

 

Go to Slovakia Capital City Bratislava City Profile - To Slovakia History

 

Background Note: Slovakia __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3430.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Slovakia __ A detailed look at Slovakia including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/lo.html 

Colleges and Universities - Slovakia __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/sk.html

Country Profile: Slovakia __ "Part of Czechoslovakia until the "velvet divorce" in January 1993, Slovakia's years of independence can be divided into two distinct chapters...The story in chapter one revolved around frosty relations with the European Union and Nato combined with rejection of economic reform...Chapter two saw a complete change of direction and moves to embrace all three - the EU, Nato and reform." History culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/country_profiles/1108491.stm

Doing Business in Slovakia __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=168

Economy of Slovakia __ "Slovakia is a middle size economy of central Europe. Slovakia is member of the European Union. Its capital, Bratislava, is the largest financial centre in Slovakia." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Slovakia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Slovakia 


 
Embassy of the Slovak Republic __ A good place to begin a study of Slovakia. You will find political statements, history, culture, news, statistics, economics, and get a look at the brand spanking new embassy building in Washington. - illustrated - From the Slovak Embassy - http://www.slovakembassy-us.org/

Ethnologue report for Slovakia __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Slovakia. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Slovakia

EUROPA - Enlargement: Candidate Country - Slovakia __ Excellent overview of Slovakia covering several topics in detail. - illustrated - From European Commission - http://europa.eu.int/comm/enlargement/slovakia/

Maps Of Slovakia __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Slovakia.html 


 
Official Slovak Tourist Board __ You will find all you need to plan a business trip or a vacation. - illustrated - From Slovak Tourist Board - http://www.sacr.sk/

pictures of Slovakia at picturesofplaces.com - slovakia pictures ... __ "Slovakia pictures including Bratislava, Kosice, High Tatras, Devin Castle, Bardejov, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Europe/slovakia.html 

Slovakia __ "Slovakia, the former Czechoslovakia's less glamourous partner, emerged dishevelled and sleepy after the 'Velvet Revolution' of 1989. Although it's now holding its own in a rebuilding Eastern bloc, there's a refreshing absence of Prague-style glitz and clamour. The capital, Bratislava, is small and cheerful with a surprisingly accomplished cultural life; the High Tatras are as rugged a range as any in Eastern Europe and the peasant traditions of rural Slovakia are still evident in the villages." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/europe/slovakia/

Slovakia __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/slovakia.html

Slovakia __ A good overview of Slovakia, Slovakia history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107967.html


 
Slovakia Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate ... __ "Slovakia Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." all this and more too. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/wfb1999/slovakia/slovakia_economy.html 

Slovakia - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Slovakia Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/slovakia_geography.html 

Slovakia map and information page __ You will find an atlas style page with maps and links leading to much additional information, pictures of Slovakia, history of Slovakia, geography, climate, imports and exports and much more. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/europe/sk.htm

Slovakia Photos __ You will find galleries of photo images, pictures of Slovakia. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Europe/Slovakia/

Slovakia Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Slovakia as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Slovakia and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/slovakia 
 
Slovakia (Slovak Republic): Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blslovakia.htm 

Slovakia Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/slovakia/

SLOVAKIA.ORG - The Guide to the Slovak Republic __ A great overview of the Slovak Republic. No wonder this has become the most popular page about Slovakia. You will find history, culture, maps, symbols and much more. - illustrated - From Slovakia.org - http://www.slovakia.org/

The Slovak Republic Government Office __ Official website for the Government of Slovakia. You will find an overview of the country, government ministries and services, galleries, legislation and much more. - illustrated - From Government of Slovakia - http://www.government.gov.sk/english/

Slovensko.com - Your Guide to Slovakia __ Online English language daily. - illustrated - From Slovensko.com - http://www.slovensko.com/


 

 

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