Facts & Figures
Population: 5.4 million
Size: 49,030 square kilometers
Language: Slovak – Ahoy!
National Holiday: 29 August, 1 September
The climate in Slovakia is called “subcontinental”, which means there are warm summers and cold winters. In the capital Bratislava, for example, an average of 20 degrees Celsius is reached in July.
Good to know
Have you ever heard of the “Eyes of the Sea”? These are beautiful, clear lakes in the mountains. They are surrounded by steep rocks. By the way: Slovakia as we know it today has only existed since 1993. Until then, it formed Czechoslovakia along with the Czech Republic.