Slovakia is a small country in the centre of Europe, which stretches from the undulating landscape of Danube up to mountains High Tatras reaching in its highest peak Gerlach the evelation 2.655 m a.s.l. Reach history of the country is proved by archeological sites and unique cultural and historical monuments.

There are a lot of valuable sets evidenting life and work of the country people, which are protected by law and as a conservation areas of folk architecture. Cuntry is also reach of natural beauties. The most precious of them have been proclaimed protected national parks within the altogether 16 protected landscape areas and also within the smaller protected territories. Slovakia prides oneselve oneself on beautiful underground world of caves and abysses. 12 of the existing caves have been made accesible to the public. Country is rich of mineral and thermal waters, around which balneologic spa centres of international recognition were built.

Opportunities for bathing, hiking, skiing and alpinism are offerred by tourist centres built by the water reservations, dam lakes and at the first in the mountains. For the culture funs are there preserved ancient medieval towns or their protected conservation areas which are altogether 17 in Slovakia. 3 of them are inscribed in the UNESCO list of the world´s cultural heritage. The most precious artifacts of Slovakia are treasured in 85 museums and 21 galleries.

We believe that our agency become your guide on your trip to charming little Slovakia.

General informations:

Official name: Slovak Republic ( SR )
Day of founding of the state: 1st January 1993
Establishment: republic
Political system: parliamentary democracy
  State symbols:

    "Nad Tatrou sa blýska"
Coat of arms   National flag   National anthem

Membership in international organizations: EU, NATO, UN, UNESCO, OECD, OBSE, CERN, WHO, INTERPOL etc. International codes: SK, SVK, bar code 858 Area: 49 035 sq.km Location: Central Europe ( 17 - 22 E, 47 - 49 N ) The mind and the North of the country is mountainous ( Carpatian curve ), for the South and East are typical lowlands ( important agricultural areas ), The Danube is the most important Slovak river and connects the capital of the SR Bratislava with two capital cities of the neighbour countries - - Vienna and Budapest Time: Central European time ( + 1 hour from GMT ) Elevation: the highest point is Gerlach peak ( 2655 m ), the lowest point is the Bodrog river ( 95 m ) Climate: Moderate climatic zone, with changing four seasons, average temperature in winter -2 °C ( the coldest month is January, the coldest area is the High Tatras in some mountain ranges the snow reamains in average 130 days per year ), in summer 21 °C ( the warmest months are July and August, the warmest area is Danubian Lowland ) Bordering countries: Hungary ( 679 km ), Poland ( 597,5 km ), Czech Republic ( 265 km ). Austria ( 127,2 km ), Ukraine ( 98 km ) Administrative divisions: 8 Self-governing Regions Region of Bratislava, Region of Trnava, Region of Trenčín, Region of Nitra, Region of Žilina, Region of Banská Bystrica, Reion of Košice, Region Prešov 79 districts, 138 towns, 2891 municipalities ( including towns ) Capital city: Bratislava ( population 628 686, 31.12.2010 ) Population: 5 397 036 ( 21.5.2011 ) Population density: 110/km2 Official languages: Slovak Nationalities / Ethnic groups: Slovak ( 80,7% ), Hungarian ( 8,5% ), Roma ( 2% ), Czech ( 0.6% ), Ruthenian ( 0.6% ) Ukrainian ( 0,1% ), German ( 0,1% ), Polish and other ( 7,3% ) Religion: believers approximately 86,6% of which: Roman Catholic ( 62% ), Evangelic ( 5,9% ), Geek-Catholic ( 3,8% ), Reformed Christians (1,0% ), other ( 0.9% ), - other 1,6%, unspecified 10,6%, - without affiliation about 13,4% Currency: from 1/1/2009 The Euro ( ) ( the conversation rate is 30,124 SKK ) State Holidays: 1 January - Anniversary of the Founding Day of Slovak republic, 5 July - St.Cyril and Methodius´ Day, 29 August - Anniversay of The Slovak National Uprising, 1 September - SR Constitution Day, 17 November - Day of the Struggle for Freedom and Democracy State holidays are non-working days. Holidays: 6 January - Revelation of the Lord,6 April - Good Friday, 9 April - Easter Monday, 1 May Labour Day, 8 May - Victory against Fascism Day, 15 September - Our Lady of Sorrows, Patron Saint of Slovakia, 1 November - All Saints Day, 24 December - Christmas Eve, 25 December - 1st Christmas Day, 26 December - 2nd Christmas Day


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