Slovakische Republik


official name:Slovak Republic
placed in: Central Europe
borders on: Poland, Czech Republic, the Ukraine, Austria, Hungaria
capital: Bratislava
currency: Slovak crown
area:48 847 km sq
elevations extremes
 the lowest point: Bodrog River 94m
 the highest point:Gerlachovsky Stit 2 655m
population:5 430 033 (July 2003 est.)
government type:parliamentary democracy
administrative division:country is devided into 8 regions
natural resources: brown coal and lignite; small amounts of iron ore, copper and manganese ore; salt; arable land
industries: steel and metal products; food and beverages; electricity, gas, coke, oil, nuclear fuel; chemicals and manmade fibers; machinery; paper and printing; earthenware and ceramics; transport vehicles; textiles electrical and optical apparatus; rubber products

  • part of south-western Slovakia takes Podunajská lowland - the warmest and the most fertil land of the country
  • around Hungarian and Austrian borders, there are domestic summer-holiday areas
  • there are many famous wells and spas in whole Slovakia where  various diseases are cured
  • agriculture: there are large wine-yards, weats, oats, fruit and vegetable
  • industry: textile, automobile (Peugeot, Volkswagen), cellulose, pharmaceutical, food; there are breweries
  • this part of the country is the only, where is crude oil production and nuclear power-plant
  • there is famous horse breeding farm


  • mostly highlands with stony and less fertile ground,majority of the area are forests
  • colder weather
  • area is rich for mineral or thermal water, thermal spas
  • agriculture: stock and sheep breding; potatoes, barley and fodder crops are grown
  • industry: lime and dolomit pits, production of iron ore and copper mining, engineering - TV set production; textile industry, wood and furniture industry, metallurgy, rubber industry, paper and pulp industry
  • several artifical dams, that provide water sport opportinities
Beautiful karst creations came into being hundred thousand years ago. There are about 17 public available caves in whole country.


Mountain Vysoke Tatry


swimming pool

Chair lift