Introduction

Summary

Landlocked European republic bordered by Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Ukraine. Member of the EU.

Cities

Capital: Bratislava.

Ports

Bratislava, Komarno.

Population

5.4 million

International Country Code

SK

Language(s)

Slovak (official), Hungarian

Religion

Mainly Christian and principally Roman Catholic

Literacy Rate

99.6%

Emergency Services

The emergency telephone number is 112, together with: Police — 158; Fire — 150; Ambulance — 155.

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 421

Time

1 hour ahead of GMT.

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