The Slovak Republic is a country located in central Europe, boasting an area of 18,932 square miles and an estimated population of 5,424,000 people as of 2023. Its capital city is Bratislava, where more than four-fifths of the population is Slovakian; Hungarians form the largest minority. Slovak is the official language of the nation, with Christianity (mostly Roman Catholic, but also Protestant and other Christians) being the predominant religion. The euro is its currency.
The Carpathian Mountains dominate Slovakia
's landscape, with lowlands in the southwestern and southeastern regions. The Morava and Danube rivers form parts of the southern and western borders. Agriculture is a major industry, with grain, sugar beets, potatoes, pigs, sheep, and cattle all being harvested. However, the economy is primarily based on services and manufacturing.
Slovakia is a unitary multiparty republic governed by one legislative house, the National Council, which consists of 150 members. Its head of state is the president, and the head of government is the prime minister.
The Slovak Republic has no official religion, but Christianity is the predominant faith. Its exchange rate is 1 USD equaling 0.926 euro. As of 2022, its population rank was 118th in the world, with a projected population of 5,516,000 by 2030. With a density of 286.5 persons per square mile and 110.6 persons per square kilometer, it has a life expectancy at birth of 73.7 years for males and 80.4 years for females. Its literacy rate is 100% for both males and females aged 15 and above. Its Gross National Income (GNI) in U.S. dollars is 102,054,000,000 and its GNI per capita is 18,700 U.S. dollars.